By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal CHICKASAW COUNTY – Education is the only chance some kids get in life and they can’t get an education if they are not in school. The Houston School District has formed an Attendance Committee and charged them with seeking ways to both enforce attendance and reward students for coming to […]
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Special to the Chickasaw Journal Finding a lump is a fear most women have, but finding out what that lump might be is the first step to relieving that fear and fighting breast cancer. Many conditions can cause lumps in the breast, including cancer. But most breast lumps are caused by other medical conditions. The […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Dodd are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter, Kinsley Brooke Dodd. She was born on July 28, 2016 at Oktibbeha County Hospital. Kinsley weighed 5-pounds, 6.7-ounces and was 19-inches long. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Alford of Houston. Maternal great-grandparents are Mr. […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Mr. and Mrs. Doug Nichols of Houston, would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter Tori Michelle to Jacob Allen Moss, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robbie Moss of Houlka. Tori is the granddaughter of the late Mr. Eunice Gore and Carvie Gore of Houston and Mr. and […]
AREA SCORES Thursday’s Games East Union 42, Potts Camp 0 Kossuth 49, Benton Co. 16 Friday’s Games Alcorn Central 47, New Site 16 Amory 48, Tishomingo Co. 0 Baldwyn 52, Walnut 8 Biggersville 38, Houlka 12 Booneville 34, Belmont 18 Calhoun Academy 38, Strider 20 Calhoun City 44, Eupora 20 Deer Creek School 28, Oak […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON — A Chickasaw County man is facing aggravated DUI death charges following a wreck on Highway 15 south of Houston after the woman riding in his car died of her injuries in a Tupelo hospital. Sheriff Jim Meyers says investigators believe Johnny Baskin, of Houston, was under the influence of narcotics […]
FEATURED GAMES (All kickoffs at 7 p.m.) Tupelo (8-0) at DeSoto Central (6-3) Tupelo: QB Ray Sandroni has completed 31 of 52 passes for 399 yards, 1 TD. … QB Stephon McGlaun (injured) has passed for 609 yards, rushed for 288 yards and accounted for 12 TDs. … RB Jaquerrious Williams has rushed for 679 […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The mission of Pilot International is to influence positive change in communities throughout the world. And with that in mind the Houston Pilot Club will host Miss Heart of Pilot Pageant Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Houston High School Auditorium and they are urging local girls and parents […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The state is preparing to release school accountability scores and Houlka trustees received a brief preview at Chickasaw County School Board meeting Oct. 4. State accountability grades – like report cards for kids – are a key indicator on both the success and achievement of […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers made it look fun and easy, but they had to work at it. Houston downed Leake Central 42-14 in a district matchup that saw the Toppers get on top early and keep the pressure on a strong group of visiting Gators. “This was a very physical […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – If you want to see kids smile, the Chickasaw County Agri-Center is the place to be Friday morning for the 17th Annual Fall Fun & Games Day for special needs children. Students from area schools along with volunteers and businesses from around the county will gather at the […]
State school grades for our three school districts will come out in the next week or two. At this writing this newspaper does not know what kind of grade Houston, Houlka or Okolona will get. We will take this opportunity to say the marks local schools get is a very important measure. As any parent […]
By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – With the regular season in the books, it’s playoff time and it’s win or go home. The Houston Lady Hilltoppers began their playoff run last week at home against the Tishomingo County Lady Braves and although the series wasn’t easy – the Lady Toppers trailed […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Noxubee County 34, Louisville 26 Noxubee County and Louisville played a bruising game with Noxubee dinged with four turnovers in a key Class 4A, Region 4 game Friday night in Louisville. Noxubee won its 24th-straight region game but it wasn’t until a game-ending interception by the Tigers that the game […]
- One county courthouse discussed in Okolona October 17, 2016
- Pilot Club to host pageant October 21, 2016
- WEEK 10: High School Football Previews October 21, 2016
- POLICE ROUNDUP: Charges upgraded following fatal accident October 21, 2016
- What color is homelessness? October 22, 2016
- Houston seeks to improve attendance October 24, 2016
- BREAST CANCER: Know your foe October 24, 2016
- Find a lump? Find out what it is! October 24, 2016
- JAY HUGHES: The killing of public education October 23, 2016
- NANCY LOOME: Lawmakers “examine” MAEP funding October 23, 2016
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