Special to the Chickasaw Journal The Itawamba Community College Bass Club will sponsor a Youth Open Bass Tournament, Oct. 15. The tournament is open to any student in the seventh through twelfth grades. Teams will consist of two students, and the boat captain must be 19 years of age or older. There is no entry […]
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HOUSTON – The following children were chosen Student of the Week at Houston Upper Elementary School for Aug. 15 through Aug. 19, 2016. They are listed by teacher’s last name and student’s full name. Third Grade Brock- Raegan Miller McFarland – Cody Brown Moss – Bronwyn Harrell Newell – Kayce Duncan Rimmer – Tylan Atkinson […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – Okolona Municipal Separate School District trustees wrapped up the summer with a busy slate of decisions in preparation for the start of of a new school year and new school budget. The district held two special called meetings in addition to their regular board meetings […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal It’s the first week of high school football in Northeast Mississippi and the Chickasaw Journal will post scores weekly on area and statewide football teams. Pick up a copy of this week’s Chickasaw Journal to get local game stories, photos and scores. AREA SCHOOLS FRIDAY Corinth 35, Aberdeen […]
As I have said before, football is not my favorite game to play or to cover. Football hurts as a player, they play outside in the cold and rain as a reporter. And football is a game of emotion. It’s the only sport where I’ve seen high school boys – no high school […]
By Hank Weisner Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – Things are moving toward the construction of a new school in Houlka with trustees slated to open bids Aug. 25 to replace the building that burned June 30, 2014. Trustees will open bids from contractors and construction companies at 2 p.m. that Thursday. Trustees, their […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The country will elect a president, the state will elect representatives and local school boards will elect trustees. Qualifying for school boards in Houston, Okolona and Houlka has begun and Chickasaw County Circuit Clerk Cassandra Pulliam said prospective candidates have until Sept. 9 to qualify. “Registering […]
This newspaper strives very hard to present our community in a positive light, but drop-out numbers at local schools have us very concerned. Yes, this paper has been filled with the photos and stories of those who have proudly taken part in graduation ceremonies over the past two weeks. We wish we could have […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – Coaching and serving as an extra curricular sponsor is not a 9-to-5 job and it doesn’t pay that way either. Trustees with the Chickasaw County School Board approved the following coaching assignments and coaching supplements, according to district records and voted […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Teachers at Houlka and Houston schools were welcomed back to school last week with the Chicksasaw Development Foundation providing a meal and door prizes and the naming of the Manny Davis Award at Houston. Donna Griffin, Career Pathways Experience teacher at the Houston […]
The Itawamba Community College Foundation is committed to providing financial support to Itawamba Community College to keep pace with the ever-changing world of education and technology, as well as to maintain its position as the premier community college in Mississippi. ICC was awarded the distinction of being listed as the sixth best Community College […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA — The Chickasaw County School Board held a recessed meeting at the County Superintendent’s Office recently and received details and an overview of a proposed building to replace one destroyed by fire almost two years ago. The fire destroyed part of Houlka Attendance Center […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Imagine winning the Indianapolis 500, the Daytona 500 or even the Boston Marathon 15 years in a row. It just doesn’t happen in the competitive world of racing – except for a race team from Houston Mississippi. The […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The county has set a price, the city has agreed and even the Houston School District is getting in on the project. The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors have set a tentative price of $35,952.10 to use their equipment […]
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