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DAILY JOURNAL Rankings, Sept. 12: Houston is No. 5

LARGE SCHOOLS 1. Starkville 6A (3-0): Open date. This week: at Meridian 2. Tupelo 6A (4-0): Beat Brandon 14-13. This week: Open date. 3. West Point 5A (2-1): Beat Columbus 17-13. This week: Hosts Noxubee Co. 4. Pontotoc 4A (4-0): Beat Water Valley 57-14. This week: At North Pontotoc. 5. Houston 4A (3-1): Beat East […]

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PREP POLL: Houston reappears in 4A ranks

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. CLASS OVERALL School W-L Pts Prv 1. Clinton (14) (4-0) 148 1 2. Starkville (3-0) 122 3 3. Warren Central (4-0) 100 T5 4. Tupelo (4-0) 66 NR 5. West Point […]

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WEEK 4 SCORES: High School Football

AREA SCORES Friday’s Games Adamsville, Tenn. 24, Baldwyn 7 Alcorn Central 27, Hatley 18 Amory 13, New Albany 3 Benton Co. 56, Potts Camp 14 Caledonia 30, Okolona 16 Calhoun City 43, Aberdeen 12 Corinth 28, Booneville 13 Holly Springs 28, Marshall Academy 10 Houston 31, East Webster 14 H.W. Byers 32, Houlka 6 Kossuth […]

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WEEK FOUR: Tonight’s High School Football Games

FEATURED GAMES All kickoffs at 7 p.m. Brandon (2-1) at Tupelo (3-0) Brandon: QB Brady Anderson has passed for 459 yards, 3 TDs. … RB Vincent Butler has rushed for 377 yards, 3 TDs, 7.4 yards per carry. … WR Bo Whatley leads team with 16 catches, 191 yards, 1 TD. … DT Monterio Davis […]

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WEEK 3 SCORES: High School Football

AREA SCORES Thursday’s Games TCPS 34, Biggersville 6 Walnut 26, Alcorn Central 8 Friday’s Games Aberdeen 44, Amory 34 Booneville 44, Nettleton 14 Bruce 50, Coffeeville 0 Calhoun City 29, Water Valley 0 East Union 56, Thrasher 20 East Webster 21, Choctaw Co. 18 Eupora 48, Smithville 3 Grenada 14, Lafayette 7 Hatley 33, Hamilton […]

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AP PREP POLL: 2A has East Webster 3rd, Calhoun City 4th

            Special to the Chickasaw Journal   (AP) – Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall 1. Brandon (10) (2-0) 133 — 2. Clinton (5) (2-0) 132 — 3. Starkville (1) (2-0) 103 […]

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Associate Degrees awarded at ICC for Spring 2016

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal   Several area residents were among those who earned Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degrees or certificates at the conclusion of the 2016 spring semester at Itawamba Community College. They include: Algoma – Shelley A. Long, A.A.S.; Banner – Shelby L. Leachman, A.A.; Bruce – Dusty […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Week One

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 […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: Supporting the home team

    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 […]

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Houston makes Daily Journal preseason football rankings

LARGE SCHOOLS 1. Starkville (6A) The Yellowjackets finished 14-1 and won the state championship in Rickey Woods’ first season. LB Willie Gay, an Ole Miss commitment, returns to lead the defense. The offense will have a new QB. 2. West Point (5A) The Green Wave just missed reaching the championship game last season but returns […]

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Nurses graduate ICC

      Special to the Chickasaw Journal   Several area residents participated in a commencement ceremony for the licensed practical nursing program at Itawamba Community College, July 15, at the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium at the Fulton Campus. They include Amanda Duncan and Brittany Schrock, both of Aberdeen; Tracey Fausz of Amory; […]

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Houston native celebrates 100th birthday

By RAY VAN DUSEN Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Lucille Rowland was born Aug. 13, 1916 and on Aug. 11, 2016, the mostly independent, able-bodied, sharp-minded resident of Pioneer Community Hospital’s Personal Place noted she never expected to make it to nearly being 100, but she did. Rowland was one of four residents honored with an […]

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Feds give $20.3 million in airport upgrade grants

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON (AP) – Mississippi’s two U.S. senators say 19 of the state’s airports will benefit from $20.3 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Airport Improvement Program grants include $13.8 million approved for runway work at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport […]

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EDITORIAL: Slow Down!

Classes begin across Chickasaw County last week and if you drive a vehicle we expect you to slow down and be ever mindful that kids are back in school. Those big yellow school buses are painted that color for a reason and even a glimpse of that shade should shout caution to any responsible driver. […]

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