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Police, game wardens investigate senior prank at school

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – Vandalism at Houston High School that saw words spray painted on the building and a deer shot out of season hung in front of the school are being investigated by the Houston Police Department and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks. Game wardens were at […]

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BETTY BRAND: Cemetery need work

Dear Editor, On Sept. 3, we drove through the Houston Cemetery. I am humiliated, disgusted, embarrassed and hurt because of the condition of this place. There is NO excuse for this. The grass was cut on the front only. It looked as if a ten year old had run the lawn mower. There was no […]

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Vandalism shocks community

Tombstones smashed in Van Vleet cemetery. By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal VAN VLEET – The vandalism of tombstones in Asbury Cemetery has both law enforcement and the community shaking their heads. The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department is looking for the person or persons responsible for breaking and tipping over approximately 13 tombstones at Asbury Cemetery […]

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EDITORIAL: Vandalism must be stopped

Vandalism is a part of doing business with the world. It is sad to say there are people who get a certain amount or pleasure or entertainment out of tearing up public property. We find that a sad way to live life. We also understand it is a crime. This newspaper was called last week […]

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Sheriff seeks info in cemetery vandalism

            Special to the Chickasaw Journal VAN VLEET – Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department needs your help to arrest the person or persons responsible for the vandalism of a cemetery earlier this month. The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the vandalism of Asbury Cemetery in Van Vleet. The incident is […]

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EDIT: Vandalism in your park

Vandalism is a part of doing business with the world. It is sad to say there are people who get a certain amount or pleasure or entertainment out of tearing up public property. We find that a sad way to live life. We also understand it is a crime. This newspaper was called this week […]

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Tanglefoot Trail signs destroyed in Pontotoc County

David Helms Pontotoc Progress PONTOTOC – Tanglefoot Trail officials reported last week that at least four trail signs were recently destroyed by vandals. Tanglefoot Trail Maintenance Superintendent Keith Herring said replacing the signs would cost at least $300, but more importantly emphasized the danger aspect of the senseless destruction. “One sign was stolen, but three […]

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Vandalism in your park

Vandalism is a part of doing business with the world. It is sad to say there are people who get a certain amount or pleasure or entertainment out of tearing up public property. We find that a sad way to live life. We also understand it is a crime. This newspaper was called this week […]

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Police to enforce curfew

HOUSTON – The Houston Police Department is cracking down on juvenile crime and parents of kids caught out after curfew will be fined. Houston has a weeknight curfew of 11 p.m., and midnight on weekend. While parents are responsible for any fines imposed by the court for curfew violation, any juvenile who violates the city’s […]

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Vandalism in your park

Vandalism is a part of doing business with the world. It is sad to say there are people who get a certain amount or pleasure or entertainment out of tearing up public property. We find that a sad way to live life. We also understand it is a crime. A news article in last weeks […]

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Police make arrests in car burglaries

HOUSTON – Two arrests have been made in a series of holiday crimes in Houston. The Houston Police Department arrested Robert Holmes, Jr., of Webster County, for two auto burglaries, burglary of a commercial building and vandalism. He was placed in the Chickasaw County Jail and later released on bond. Police have also arrested Eric […]

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Vardaman Post Office vandalized

The Associated Press VARDAMAN, Miss. (AP) — Police are looking for a vandal who spray-painted portions of the town’s post office. Police Chief Kenny Scott tells WTVA that a passer-by notified authorities of the vandalism at about 4 p.m. on Sunday. Scott says walls at the rear entrance and on the east side of the […]

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