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Spring is a time to grow

We think that also applies to local businesses, industry and service professions in Chickasaw County. We at the Chickasaw Journal are quick to point out we don’t have the expertise, data or credentials to say exactly what you need to make your business grow or when you should hire employees – but we would like […]

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Houston loses to Kosciusko

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Scott Gann wants to be Number 1 and taught his Hilltoppers how much you have to be willing to give to get there. Houston had a slim one run lead over Koscuisko going into the seventh inning Thursday night with strikeout-king Tanner Smith on the mound. The Toppers […]

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From desperation to District

By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – After a tough loss on Tuesday the Houston Lady Hilltoppers looked to rebound with a win at home against the Amory Lady Panthers. After facing some adversity early in the game, the Lady Toppers put it together in the bottom of the seventh to clinch […]

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ICC to host induction ceremony

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Itawamba Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapters will induct new members in a formal ceremony at 6 p.m., Mar. 30, at the Multi-Purpose Building on the Tupelo Campus. Inductees for the Upsilon Sigma (Fulton) and Beta Tau Sigma (Tupelo) chapters include Aberdeen – Morgan Barrett, Megan Fair, Amyah Lee, Madison […]

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HLES names nine week honor roll

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Houston School District Superintendent Tony Cook and Houston Lower Elementary School Principal KaTonya Gathings have released their respective lists for the 2015-16 school year grading period. Students named to the Superintendent’s List scored 93 or above and received all “A’s” on their year end Fourth Nine Weeks report […]

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Locals to play concert at ICC

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Itawamba Community College will present a small ensemble concert at 6:30 p.m., Apr. 20, at the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium on the Fulton Campus. The concert will feature the steel band, saxophone quartet and brass ensemble. Members of Rush Hour are Brett Causey of Clinton, Chelsie Jones of […]

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Family Resource Center offers services

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Family Resource Center of Northeast Mississippi offers classes weekly at the Tupelo center on Magazine Street. Classes are free and potential attendees are urged to call (662) 844-0013 for details. Services offered are: • Positive Youth Development for teens is offered at 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Focuses on self-respect, […]

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HUES names nine week honor roll

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Houston School District Superintendent Tony Cook and Houston Upper Elementary School Principal Trevor Hampton have released their respective lists for the 2017-18 Third Nine Weeks grading period. Students named to the Superintendent’s List scored 93 or above and received all “A’s” on their second nine week report card. […]

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SENIOR SEASON 2017

There are 113 seniors in the Houston High School Senior Class of 2017 and they gathered on the Courthouse step prior to the Saturday, April 8, 2017 Senior Prom for smiles and lots of photos. Graduation at Houston High School is set for Thursday night May 18, at Topper Field.

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NMRLS offers help

Special to the Chickasaw Journal North Mississippi Rural Legal Service provides free legal assistance to low income residents of north Mississippi. NMRLS provides representation on civil legal matters such as consumer, housing, education, taxes, family law, public benefits and self-determination issues. It does not handle criminal cases. Application for NMRLS’ services can be made by […]

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HUES names Students of the Week

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON — The following children were chosen Student of the Week at Houston Upper Elementary School for March 27, through March 31, 2017. They are listed by teacher’s last name and student’s full name. Third Grade Brock- Cara Pearson McFarland- Mairee Virges Moss- Mykel Johnson Newell- Corionna Thompson Rimmer- Ryan […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: Easter is always Good News

I’m not a preacher, but being a Son of the South and raised in a Christian home, I get excited about Easter. The boys get two days off at school, there will be food and family and I will listen to people tell of the greatest news event, ever. The boys have gotten a little […]

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Local volunteers certified as disaster chainsaw team.

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Anyone in Mississippi can probably run a chainsaw and saw down a tree, but not everyone can do it safely. Mississippi Baptist Disaster Relief held a chainsaw safety class at Parkway Baptist Church Saturday, with over 50 men and women from across Northeast Mississippi trained and certified as […]

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EDITORIAL: Who deserves your vote?

There are 18 days until you quietly walk into a voting booth and select your city leaders for the next four years. We hope you have already studied the candidates, pondered your decision and will wisely and confidently walk into the voting booth on Tuesday, May 2, and make the right choice. Houston, Okolona, Houlka […]

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