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Hilltoppers fall to Green Wave

By Ethan Turner Chickasaw Journal WEST POINT – The Houston Lady Toppers and Toppers were back in action on Tuesday night as they traveled to West Point to challenge the Green Wave. And while both teams showed improvement against two talented 5A West Point teams, both Houston squads were defeated as the Lady Toppers lost […]

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Houston police seek missing woman

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Authorities are looking for a woman who has not been seen since Dec. 16 and are urging the community to help them find her. Tammy Townsend, 42, was last seen on Carol Drive in Houston Friday Dec. 16 and a missing person’s report was filed Sunday. Townsend is […]

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Houston gridders named to All-Region team

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – An eight-game winning regular season winning streak has put nine Hilltopper football players on the Region 4, District 4-4A 2016 All-Region Team. Houston first-year head football coach Ty Hardin lost his first game – a close one with top-ranked Pontotoc – then handed future 2A State Champions Calhoun […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: A letter to Santa

They say the two most widely read sections of a newspaper are obituaries and letters to the editor. And in this season of goodwill I want you to know I would rather see your name at the end of a Letter to the Editor rather than the top of an Obituary. But this newspaper also […]

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Blue Mountain adds two new honor societies

Special to the Chickasaw Journal BLUE MOUNTAIN – An honor society that recognized the top 10 percent of juniors and seniors has been added at Blue Mountain College with two from Chickasaw County named to the chapter. Beth Rinehart, a junior elementary education, K-6 major and Becky Rinehart, a junior history major have been named […]

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Want a job?

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Registration is continuing for the C2C program at Itawamba Community College. Individuals who are between the ages of 16-24 who do not have a high school diploma or GED who want to go to work and are serious about working toward starting a career may qualify. In addition, […]

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Presents for prisoners

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Christmas will be here in just 10 days and it will also come to those in prison. The Chickasaw County Regional Correctional Facility through Cornerstone Church is collecting items for their annual Christmas Gift Bag drive and is asking local churches, civic clubs and individuals to think about […]

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MML honors Jolly, Sullivan

Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON — The Mississippi Municipal League (MML) recently honored Senator Russell Jolly of District 8 and Representative Preston Sullivan for their unwavering support to promote and mandate municipal-friendly legislation during the 2016 Legislative Session. Rep. Sullivan and Senator Jolly were two of ten legislators across the state to receive this […]

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POLICE ROUNDUP: Store robbed, woman dies in fire, Alcorn sheriff convicted

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Police are questioning one man and seeking others after the Sprint Mart on Highway 8 East was robbed Sunday night. Houston Police Chief Billy Voyles said two black males, dressed in black, entered the Sprint Mart about 9:20 Sunday night and jumped a female employee working in the […]

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HARDWOOD: Houlka downs Houston

By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – As the Houston Hilltoppers traveled to Houlka to face the Wildcats, both teams were looking to gain momentum in this rivalry game. In two highly competitive matchups, the Lady Wildcats and Wildcats of Houlka defeated the Lady Hilltoppers and Hilltoppers 44-40 and 56-52 respectively. In […]

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Okolona tops Toppers

By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – It was an intense night on the hardwood as the Okolona Chieftains traveled the short distance to Houston to face the Hilltoppers. In the first game the Lady Toppers were able to control the game and defeat the Lady Chieftains 72-12, but in the nightcap, […]

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RIB Cut Southern Sass

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Houston Sprint Mart robbed

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Police are questioning one man and seeking others after the Sprint Mart on Highway 8 East was robbed Sunday night. Houston Police Chief Billy Voyles said two black males, dressed in black, entered the Sprint Mart about 9:20 Sunday night and jumped a female employee working in the […]

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Take a bite out of Christmas crime

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – This is a season of gifts and giving but there are some who want to take and steal. The Christmas holiday season usually sees an increase in crime as homes and cars fill with gifts and crooks start looking for easy targets to fill out their own Christmas […]

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