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ICC to host induction ceremony

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Itawamba Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapters will induct new members in a formal ceremony at 6 p.m., Mar. 30, at the Multi-Purpose Building on the Tupelo Campus. Inductees for the Upsilon Sigma (Fulton) and Beta Tau Sigma (Tupelo) chapters include Aberdeen – Morgan Barrett, Megan Fair, Amyah Lee, Madison […]

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Old Waverly to host Women’s Amateur

Special to the Chickasaw Journal WEST POINT – Old Waverly Golf Club has been selected to host its third U.S. Golf Association championship event, the 2019 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. The tournament, scheduled for Aug. 5-11, 2019, follows the 1999 U.S. Women’s Open and 2006 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur championships previously held at Old Waverly. “The […]

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Two arrested, charged in Clay County murders

Special to the Chickasaw Journal WEST POINT – Two men were arrested early Friday morning and charged with a Tuesday afternoon double homicide in Clay County. According to Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott, deputies along with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics arrested Shundray Johnson, 22, of Woodland; and Tabarrius Coffey, 24, of Calhoun City. The […]

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Clay County investigating double murder on Dixie Road

Special to the Chickasaw Journal WEST POINT – The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a pair of deaths Tuesday afternoon in the western part of the county. Officials were called out to a Dixie Road residence about a mile from the Webster County line Sparta around 4:30 p.m. Details were still sketchy Tuesday evening as […]

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ICC names fall scholars

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Officials at Itawamba Community College have released the honors list for the 2016 fall semester. Named to the president’s list, which includes those students with a 3.8-4.0 grade point average were Amory – Russell Jefferson Applewhite, Emilie Claire Cox, James Matthews Cruse, Keseem C. Dunlap-White, Brittany Nicole Farley, Maci Layne […]

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Chieftains roll Green Wave

By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – It was another dominating performance Saturday night for the Okolona Chieftains as they hosted the 5A West Point and desively dried up the Green Wave. The Chieftains looked to continue their momentum at home and did so in impressive fashion, the Chieftains dispatched of the […]

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Houston’s Walker makes DJ All-Area

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Three area football players have been named to the 2016 Daily Journal All Area Football Team. Houston’s Johnta Walker, a senior defensive lineman for the Hilltoppers and Calhoun City running back Jesse Nabors were picked to the first team. Both are seniors. Vardaman quarterback Brandon Washington was named to the […]

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Hilltoppers fall to Green Wave

By Ethan Turner Chickasaw Journal WEST POINT – The Houston Lady Toppers and Toppers were back in action on Tuesday night as they traveled to West Point to challenge the Green Wave. And while both teams showed improvement against two talented 5A West Point teams, both Houston squads were defeated as the Lady Toppers lost […]

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STATE SEMIFINALS: High School Football Scores

MHSAA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Semifinal Round Friday Class 6A North Clinton 38, Madison Central 34 Class 6A South Pearl 24, Petal 3 Class 5A North West Point 40, Lake Cormorant 7 Class 5A South Laurel 45, Picayune 27 Class 4A North Lafayette 21, Pontotoc 14 Class 4A South Poplarville 42, Florence 14 Class 3A North Charleston […]

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Burn ban still in effect

HOUSTON – Despite rain last week and a forecast for rain Wednesday a burn ban remains in effect for most of Mississippi, including Chickasaw County. “Most people don’t realize how much of a rainfall deficit we have,” said Brighton Forester, Mississippi Forestry Commission public relations director. “While there is some more rain in the forecast […]

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PLAYOFF Week 14: High School Football Scores

MHSAA STATE PLAYOFFS (Scores will be updated throughout the night.) Quarterfinals Friday CLASS 6A North Madison Central 38, Tupelo 17 Clinton 27, Warren Central 21, OT South Pearl 44, Meridian 6 Petal 14, Brandon 10 CLASS 5A North West Point 41, Oxford 0 Lake Cormorant 24, Clarksdale 13 South Laurel 45, Hattiesburg 42 Picayoune 40, […]

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PLAYOFF QUARTERFINALS: Tonight’s high school football game previews

TONIGHT’S PLAYOFF GAMES (All kickoffs at 7 p.m.) CLASS 6A Madison Central (9-3-1) at Tupelo (12-0) Madison Central: QB Jack Walker has completed 167 of 279 passes for 1,918 yards, 15 TDs, 8 INTs. … RB Gabe Short has rushed for 952 yards, 8 TDs. … RB Tyshaun White has rushed for 571 yards, 6 […]

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PLAYOFFS: High school football scores

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Tupelo 45, NW Rankin 28 East Side 40, Kossuth 7 Baldwyn 34, South Delta 6 Armory 20, Cleveland 14 Pontotoc 35, Greenwood 14 Oxford 34, Grenada 16 West Point 41, Holmes County Central 7 Lafayette 24, Louisville 7 North Pontotoc 22, Independence 19 East Webster 44, Strayhorn 13 Calhoun City 35, […]

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Daily Journal High School Football Rankings, Oct. 31

LARGE SCHOOLS 1. Tupelo (10-0) 6A: beat Horn Lake 39-19; Friday: at Olive Branch. 2. West Point (9-1) 5A: beat New Hope 34-20; Friday: at Lewisburg. 3. Amory (9-2) 4A: beat Corinth 38-31; Friday: host New Albany 4A playoffs. 4. Pontotoc (10-1) 4A: beat Shannon 55-14; Friday: host Ripley 4A playoffs. 5. Houston (8-3) 4A: […]

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