By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – You take one class at Houlka High School and get both high school and college credit, and its one of the best deals in the world for college-bound kids. At their August meeting, Chickasaw County […]
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By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – Annexation is a struggle for any growing community, but a key part of paying for those city services most people take for granted. The Houlka Board of Aldermen heard a presentation about annexation from Mike Slaughter, P.E., AICP, owner and founder […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal It’s the first week of high school football in Northeast Mississippi and the Chickasaw Journal will post scores weekly on area and statewide football teams. Pick up a copy of this week’s Chickasaw Journal to get local game stories, photos and scores. AREA SCHOOLS FRIDAY Corinth 35, Aberdeen […]
As I have said before, football is not my favorite game to play or to cover. Football hurts as a player, they play outside in the cold and rain as a reporter. And football is a game of emotion. It’s the only sport where I’ve seen high school boys – no high school […]
By Hank Weisner Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – Things are moving toward the construction of a new school in Houlka with trustees slated to open bids Aug. 25 to replace the building that burned June 30, 2014. Trustees will open bids from contractors and construction companies at 2 p.m. that Thursday. Trustees, their […]
Houston at Pontotoc THE PLAYERS Houston: QB Urriah Shephard is a dual threat who accounted for over 3,000 total yards and 18 touchdowns. … Jalen May scored 8 touchdowns playing RB and WR. … Shun Elcholes will anchor the OL. … LB Tanner Bullock recorded 170 tackles to lead the defense. … NG Johnta Walker stands […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The country will elect a president, the state will elect representatives and local school boards will elect trustees. Qualifying for school boards in Houston, Okolona and Houlka has begun and Chickasaw County Circuit Clerk Cassandra Pulliam said prospective candidates have until Sept. 9 to qualify. “Registering […]
This newspaper strives very hard to present our community in a positive light, but drop-out numbers at local schools have us very concerned. Yes, this paper has been filled with the photos and stories of those who have proudly taken part in graduation ceremonies over the past two weeks. We wish we could have […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – Greater Houlka Community Fund President Tina Pullen said this week the group has set Saturday, Oct. 8 as the date for this year’s Cornbread Festival. And the group is seeking more volunteers to help with the festivities. “We’re asking anyone interested in […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – Coaching and serving as an extra curricular sponsor is not a 9-to-5 job and it doesn’t pay that way either. Trustees with the Chickasaw County School Board approved the following coaching assignments and coaching supplements, according to district records and voted […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Teachers at Houlka and Houston schools were welcomed back to school last week with the Chicksasaw Development Foundation providing a meal and door prizes and the naming of the Manny Davis Award at Houston. Donna Griffin, Career Pathways Experience teacher at the Houston […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal BELDEN – Itawamba Community College will offer two options for a Manufacturing Basic Skills Certification program, the first beginning in August at the Belden Center. The eight-week option will be Aug. 15-Oct. 5, and classes will meet Mondays through Thursdays from 6-9 p.m., and the six-week, […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA — The Chickasaw County School Board held a recessed meeting at the County Superintendent’s Office recently and received details and an overview of a proposed building to replace one destroyed by fire almost two years ago. The fire destroyed part of Houlka Attendance Center […]
Classes begin across Chickasaw County last week and if you drive a vehicle we expect you to slow down and be ever mindful that kids are back in school. Those big yellow school buses are painted that color for a reason and even a glimpse of that shade should shout caution to any responsible driver. […]
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