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Countywide school board elections set for November
Local school districts have traditionally handled their own school board elections at various times, but a new state law makes it a countywide event in November this year.
AG warns against price gouging
With Winter Storm Warnings issues recently across Mississippi, Attorney General Jim Hood reminded residents and business owners of the legalities concerning price gouging during a state of emergency.
DAR honors Marsh with history award
Kristen Marsh, center, is handed his DAR Outstanding Work in American History certificate by Betty Atkinson, left, American History Chairman of the Chuquatonchee Chapter of the DAR.
Don't wait too late
Registration for Houston City League base/softball will end this week. Parents may register players weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at City Hall in Houston.
Charles Brassfield, 67, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at his home. He was born May 6, 1946, in Chickasaw County to John Brassfield and Bobbie Mae Dodson.
William Douglas ""Doug"" Eaton, 70, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center after an extended illness.
It's a love story, a laugh and a lot of lines that will bring out the best in tunes and talent in Houston.
EDITORIAL: Eye and ears
The latest internet scam, auto burglaries, arson and a crackdown on juveniles in the City of Houston have grabbed the headlines.
300-pound alligator killed in Chickasaw County
Buy at photos.chickasawjournal.com Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks Officer Tyler West measures an alligator taken from a culvert south of Houston on Tuesday.
Locals tapped for honors at NWCC
Northwest Mississipi Community College has released the 2013-14 list of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Teen Pregnancy: Pregnant teens need help, support
Pregnant teens need lots of support, including social, medical, emotional and academic support.
Jewel Michell Doss Johnson, 48, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center.
Carolyn Justice Cooper, 95, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Houston seeks home renovation grant
The state has $3.9 million that will be made available to cities and counties for home renovation and Houston is applying for some of that money.
Fifty years ago this month a group of concerned women in this community formed a club aimed at making Houston a little better place to live, work and raise a family.