The federal tax code is over 74,000 pages; too large to understand, administer, full of loop holes, encourages bad practices and debt. We want jobs, but have a regressive 15.3% tax on jobs shared 50/50 by the employee and the employer. All taxes, fees, etc. to businesses are costs that increase prices and are passed […]
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By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A simple traffic stop, an alert officer who spotted stolen items and a search warrant have resulted in the arrest of two people on drug charges. The North Mississippi Narcotics Unit stopped a vehicle on Pittsboro Street near the intersection of Pontotoc Street Tuesday night, Sept. 27. A […]
AREA SCORES Thursday’s Games Fayette Academy, Tenn. 40, TCPS 26 Lafayette 56, Rosa Fort 8 Friday’s Games Aberdeen 48, Hatley 7 Amory 26, Pontotoc 18 Baldwyn 78, H.W. Byers 0 Benton County 54, Alcorn Central 6 Biggersville 34, Coffeeville 22 Booneville 52, New Site 15 Bruce 22, Eupora 20 Calhoun Academy 24, Delta Streets 6 […]
The November eighth Presidential vote is coming soon. The votes will be cast and either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be our next President. In January Barack Obama will move out of The White House and either Trump or Clinton will move into The White House. We will have a new President and regardless […]
FEATURED GAMES All kickoffs at 7 p.m. Kosciusko (1-5) at Houston (6-1) Kosciusko: QB Clark Dean has passed for 392 yards and 1 TD. … RB Kadarius Banks has rushed for 486 yards. … RB Stephon Harmon has rushed for 250 yards and 3 TDs. … Clint Williams leads the team in tackles with 55. […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Due to the increased use of mammography, most women are diagnosed at very early stages of breast cancer, before symptoms appear. However, not all breast cancer is found through mammography. The most common symptoms of breast cancer are a change in the look or feel of the breast, a change […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Voting is easy in America, but those wanting to cast a ballot should do their homework on candidates, know what offices are on the ballot and elections laws that can keep them from casting a ballot on election day. Chickasaw County voters head to the polls Nov. 8 […]
By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal SHANNON – Coming off a 13-12 division-clinching win over Itawamba AHS on Tuesday night, the Houston Lady Hilltoppers looked to continue their momentum as they traveled to Shannon to face the Lady Red Raiders Thursday night. And thanks to an overpowering offense, the Lady Hilltoppers defeated Shannon […]
Houston, Okolona, Houlka, Woodland and Chickasaw County have set their budgets as required by law. They have looked at projected expenditures and revenues and hammered out a plan to spend our money. Most of us think they take too much. Most of them are quick to say there is never enough. That is why we […]
By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal CALEDONIA – Entering the game on a five game win streak, the Houston Hilltoppers traveled to Caledonia Friday looking to continue their winning run in division play against the Confederates. With offensive efficiency and stingy defense, the Toppers rolled through Caledonia, winning 41-17. While the Toppers are […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal LARGE SCHOOLS 1. Tupelo (6-0) 6A: Beat Columbus 43-27; This week: at Southaven 2. West Point (5-1) 5A: Beat Clarksdale 20-17; This week: host Center Hill 3. Starkville (4-2) 6A: Lost to NW Rankin 28-7; This week: host Greenville 4. Pontotoc (7-0) 4A: Beat Corinth 44-8; This week: at Amory […]
The following is a list of 2016 Chickasaw County manufacturers, listed by name, contact information, product and chief officers and employees. Ark-Ell Springs, Inc. Division of Leggett & Platt, Inc. 101 Industrial Road P.O. Box 308 Houlka, MS 38850 Produces furniture springs. Website: leggettandplatt.com Email: email@example.com Phone: 662-568-3393 Fax: 662-568-3325 Officers: • Luther Gene Redwine – […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal A 100-employee factory is not the 2,000 jobs offered at Toyota in Blue Springs, but it would be big news to Chickasaw County. Mississippi State University, through its Cooperative Extension Service, has compiled a report of what a 100-job plant means to any given community in Mississippi. While a 100-job […]
Columbus newspaper publisher Birney Imes Jr. once told me to put pretty girls and puppy dogs on the Front Page and watch papers sell. Well, your Chickasaw Journal has seven pretty young ladies and one grinning homecoming escort on the Front Page this week. Tayla Young was crowned Houston Homecoming Queen by 2015 Queen Madeline […]
- ICC concert choir performs Monday October 16, 2016
- Calhoun County man dies after Tuesday night shooting October 19, 2016
- EDITORIAL: Demanding excellence October 20, 2016
- Fall Fun and Games Day is Friday October 20, 2016
- Number 8! October 20, 2016
- Houlka hosts senior assembly October 22, 2016
- WEEK 10: High School Football Scores October 22, 2016
- What color is homelessness? October 22, 2016
- POLICE ROUNDUP: Charges upgraded following fatal accident October 21, 2016
- WEEK 10: High School Football Previews October 21, 2016
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