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Derma one of five Walmart Express’ to close

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal All five Walmart Express locations in Northeast Mississippi – Belmont, Derma, Mantachie, Nettleton and Walnut – will be closing, the company said. They were opened a little more than a year ago, in December 2014. In addition, a location in Sardis will be closed. The storeswill be closed by Jan. […]

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PARCC: Area test scores by school, grade

  The following are PARCC Test Scores for area schools for Math and English 2015. The data was released in mid December by the Mississippi Department of Education.   PARCC TEST SCORES – MATHMATICS GRADE 3 MATH School, 1 2 3 4 5 No. tested Aberdeen 12.9 42.6 25.7 17.8 1.0 101 Amory 4.4 20.6 […]

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Lady Rams go wire to wire

  By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal MOTLEY – Only 24 hours after Christmas, it was time to put away the decorations and presents and get back to basketball for the Vardaman Lady Rams. Because of timely defensive stops and offensive domination in the paint, the Lady Rams defeated the West Lowndes Lady […]

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Writing competition honors local students

        Special to the Chickasaw Journal   Several area high school students are among the winners in Itawamba Community College’s National Day on Writing. They include: Pontotoc High School – Shelby Cherry, honorable mention, poetry; Carmyn Barton, honorable mention, poetry; Will Dauler, first, short story; Karye Barton, honorable mention, essay; Shannon High […]

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Chickasaw notches 7.4 jobless rate

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal CHICKASAW COUNTY – Having a job means having a paycheck and the ability to pay the bills and enjoy life and therefore things apparently got better around here last month. Houston and Chickasaw County notched its lowest unemployment rate in years last month with a 7.4 percent jobless […]

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WEEK 12: High School Football Scores

AREA SCORES Special to the Chickasaw Journal The following are Mississippi high school football scores for the twelfth week of the 2015 high school football season. Friday Night PLAYOFFS Class 4A Greenwood 19, Ripley 14 Houston 31, Corinth 14 Kosciusko 35, Shannon 7 Lafayette 48, Gentry 7 Class 2A Baldwyn 31, Eupora 8 Calhoun City 55, […]

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THE PLAYOFFS: High School Football Preview

PLAYOFFS Belmont (3-8) at Aberdeen (8-3) Tonight THE PLAYERS Belmont: Peyton Reeves has rushed for 599 yards, 10 TDs. … Colin Peppers has two of Belmont’s seven INTs. … Sophomore Chad Stephens has 6 catches, 196 yards, 3 TDs. Aberdeen: QB Tramonte Prather is 115-for-204, 1,923 yards, 22 TDs. … Memphis commit Jerrick Orr has […]

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WEEK 11: High School Football Scores

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal The following are Mississippi high school football scores for the eleventh week of the 2015 high school football season. AREA SCORES Friday Aberdeen 46, Nettleton 7 Baldwyn 28, Mantachie 12 Belmont 25, Alcorn Cent. 17 Benton Aca. 35, Marshall 26 Benton County 44, New Site 0 Bruce 25, Okolona […]

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WEEK 10: High School Football Scores

The following are Mississippi high school football scores for the ninth week of the 2015 high school football season. AREA SCORES Friday Aberdeen 33, N. Pontotoc 28 Alcorn Central 13, New Site 6 Amory 49, Tishomingo Co. 18 Baldwyn 57, Walnut 0 Biggersville 30, Houlka 28 Booneville 41, Belmont 6 Calhoun Aca. 46, Strider 12 […]

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State, Chickasaw County under burn ban

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – You can rake those leaves into as high a pile as you want, but don’t put a match to them! Mississippi is still under a state-wide burn ban and that means anyone caught burning anything outside can be cited and fined up to $500. Despite recent rains the […]

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One-year-old gets out of car seat, opens car door

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – A child allegedly fell out of a car in Vardaman and his mother and grandmother wisked him to the hospital in Houston when he went to sleep. The Houston Police Department responded to Gas Mart on Highway 8 West at 2:10 a.m., Wednesday and found […]

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WEEK 9: Mississippi High School Football Scores

  The following are Mississippi high school football scores for the ninth week of the 2015 high school football season. AREA SCORES Thursday West Lowndes 38, Vardaman 21 Friday Aberdeen 48, S. Pontotoc 3 Baldwyn 55, East Union 6 Belmont 54, New Site 0 Biggersville 33, Thrasher 18 Booneville 16, Benton Co. 8 Calhoun City […]

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PREP RANKINGS: Mississippi High School Football, Oct. 13

Associated Press Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. OVERALL School W-L Pts Prv 1. South Panola (16) (7-0) 160 1 2. Starkville (6-1) 144 2 3. Brandon (7-1) 112 3 4. Oxford (5-2) 95 5 5. Oak Grove (7-1) […]

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WEEK 8: High School Football Capsules

TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Southaven (3-3, 0-2) at Tupelo (3-3, 1-1) THE PLAYERS Southaven: Sophomore QB Matthew Martin rushed for 1 TD and passed for 3 TDs in last week’s OT loss to Hernando. … K Luis Lopez kicked a 32-yard FG in Hernando game. … DB KJ Davis had a 52-yard INT return for a […]

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