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Ducktails, poodle skirts and smiling girls

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – Abby Boyer says she doesn’t know a lot about the 50s but it seemed like a pretty neat time to live. “I love ‘Grease’ and everbody seemed to have a lot of fun,” said Boyer, 13. “The leather jackets, the makup and the hair-dos. They […]

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Welcome home!

        By Emma Crawford Kent  Daily Journal HOUSTON – The high school students who make up the Houston Solar Car Team brought life lessons and plenty of memories back from its nearly three-week trip to Australia. The team took its car, Sundancer, to the World Solar Challenge, where it competed in a […]

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Thank you!

      By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – Major Thomas Howell is career Army and was humbled by the men and women who stood before him at Veteran’s Day services at Houston High School last week. Howell was the keynote speaker at Wednesday’s program and before he spoke he asked the crowd […]

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McLean Scholar takes service, leadership roles

    By University Communications Special to the Chickasaw Journal   OXFORD – Some students from small towns grow up yearning for the day when they can graduate from high school, go off to college and leave the community they feel has nothing to offer them. They leave with the anticipation of making their lives […]

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WEDDING: Booth / Kinard

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   Dewayne and Carmen Booth, of Houston, are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ramona Faye to Shannon Edward Williams, son of Tommy and Sherry Williams and Gary and Molly Kinard, all of Maben. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Ramon Ochoa and […]

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Sundancer takes World Solar Challenge

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   ADELAIDE, Australia – It is the Superbowl of world solar car racing and a little team from Houston, Mississippi racing a car called Sundancer ran the most miles under solar power. The Houston Solar Car team crossed the finish line of the 1,800 mile World Solar Car […]

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WEDDING: Easley / Goggin

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   Ben and Brenda Easley of Houston are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Atlanta Jade Easley to Steven Tyler Goggins. Atlanta Jade, of Saltillo, is the maternal grand-daughter of John and Dorothy Easley of Houston and the   paternal grand-daughter of the late Elmoe and […]

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WEDDING: Latham / Clark

      Special to the Chickasaw Journal   Ms. Mickey M. Latham and Mr. John H. Clark, Jr., together with their families, are pleased to announce their forth coming marriage. Mickey is the daughter of Mrs. Alma and the late Walter L. Tumblin of Houston. John is the son of Mrs. Dora Ree and […]

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Chasing the dream

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   While most people are focused on football, one Houston student/athelete is still chasing his dream to play baseball at the next level, or maybe even another level above that. Tanner Smith was chosen by Marty Gonzalez and Frank Torre, Jr. to play on SACSN (Student Athlete Community […]

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Pvt. Andrew Rucker graduates Basic Training

        Special to the Chickasaw Journal   FORT JACKSON. S.C. – Army Reserve Pvt. Andrew L. Rucker has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice […]

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Houston tastes defeat

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – A perfect 3-0 Hilltopper football team ran into a perfect 3-0 East Webster squad Friday night and came out on the short end of the stick. Houston climbed on top early and carried a 13-7 lead into the halftime locker room, but the scrappy squad […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: It’s the little things

    I’ve found as I get older that I am not wowed by great events and grand dreams that draw me so intensely. I’ve discovered it is the little things and smaller moments that catch my eye, intrigue me and make me think. Yes, I still have a couple of big ideas that I […]

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2015 Miss Flywheel sought

        By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – The prettiest guys and gals in the world have roots in Chickasaw County. The 2015 Houston Fall Flywheel Festival will host the Miss Flywheel Pageant at this year’s celebration, with the winner of the event not only earning a crown but serving as […]

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HHS to explain changes to parents

  By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A student with a thought-out plan is a student destined to do great things. Houston High School will host a meeting for students and parents at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11 and will discuss changes and graduation options for high school students. “We have these meeting each […]

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