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EDITORIAL: Remember them and write them

Just two short weeks ago, many Americans took a moment out of their busy lives to pause in remembrance of our nation’s veterans. Some went to local cemeteries, while others attended a variety of local observances across Chickasaw County where they honored and remembered those who bravely fought, and those currently fighting for our freedoms […]

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Thank you!

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – They call Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood general as a term of respect, but Hood is quick to say he never served or sacrificed as a member of the military. “No, I never actively served in the military, but I think its good that I get to speak […]

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CARA CHISOLM: Let’s honor our vets

Dear Editor, This year, the Pilot Club is again joining with the Houston High School Student Council and Anchor Club in presenting a Veterans Day program at 9:45 a.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, in the Houston High School gymnasium. We would like for any and all veterans to attend so that we can give […]

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Thank you!

      By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – Major Thomas Howell is career Army and was humbled by the men and women who stood before him at Veteran’s Day services at Houston High School last week. Howell was the keynote speaker at Wednesday’s program and before he spoke he asked the crowd […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: Just say “Thanks”

      Halloween is over and that means the next stop is Thanksgiving. I notice several churches in the area are doing a variety of food pantry/food drives on the way to Nov. 26. Chickasaw County has some of the poorest people living in the poorest state in the nation. They need our help. […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cara Chisolm

October 29, 2014 Dear Editor: This year, the Pilot Club is again joining with the Houston High School Student Council and Anchor Club in presenting a Veterans Day program at 9:45 AM on Veterans Day, November 11, in the Houston High School gymnasium. We would like for any and all veterans to attend so that […]

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Remembering good times

  I got to spend some times with some GI’s Monday. People often ask me if I was in the military. As the son of a career Air Force flight engineer, I am quick to tell them I was “in” the first 18-years of my life. The military is not for everyone. But it was […]

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CARA CHISOLM: Thoughts on Veteran’s Day

At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, an armistice, or cease-fire, went into effect ending the fighting in World War I. After four long years, the “Great War” was over. President Woodrow Wilson had called it the “war to end all wars” and the war “to make the […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cara Chisolm

Dear Editor, This year, the Pilot Club is joining with the Houston High School Student Council and Anchor Club in presenting a Veterans Day program at 9:45 a.m. on Veterans Day, November 11, in the Houston High School gymnasium. We would like for any and all veterans to attend so that we can give you […]

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