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16 hrs ago | Times Post

City changes procedures for Parks & Rec cash receipts

Aldermen have changed the way cash is handled at the Houston and Parks & Recreation Department and at all city locations. The board voted on a list of new procedures last week that will require immediate deposit of cash into local bank drop boxes and a series of new checks and balances to keep up with cash coming in to any city program.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Times Post

Reagan Brooke Murphree

She entered the world at 6-pounds, 8-ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long. She was welcomed by siblings Peyton Scott Murphree, Kaitlynn Dawn Murphree and Alyssa Grace Murphree.

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Topper Zone grand opening

Family, friends and Chickasaw Development Foundation members gathered at Topper Zone for a Grand Opening recently. The business at 327 First Avenue in Houston offer inflatables, concessions and party space to church groups, school events and family birthday events.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Times Post

Standoff ends in Houston

A woman who allegedly shot at her boyfriend and then barricaded herself in her home on Pittsboro Street was arrested after law enforcement kicked down her door and rushed the house. Teresa Duncan, of 513 Pittsboro Street, was arrested on charges of attempted murder and carried to the Chickasaw County Jail about 9 p.m. Thursday night with the standoff ending and no one getting hurt.

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Circuit Clerk Sandra Willis dies Sunday

Chickasaw County Circuit Clerk Sandra Willis died Sunday after a bout with cancer and is being remembered by the community as a firm, caring teacher and efficient county official. A special moment of silence was held on the opening day of Circuit Court at the Chickasaw County Courthouse in Houston Monday morning where Willis served for more than 22 years.

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FLOYD_INGRAM: Grow or die, we have a choice

My job allows me to go to school board, city, county and even regional meetings where our leaders sit around a table and talk about the variables then make decisions that will ultimately shape this community. Surprisingly, the issues our elected and appointed officials are not that different from those issues I have covered as a newspaperman in a half dozen towns over the past 25 years.

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EDITORIAL: Emergency Service

With no emergency room in this county from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. those who have a heart attack at night, or a car accident or who suffer some other real emergency will be whisked to hospitals in Tupelo, West Point, Calhoun City, Amory or even Starkville. That means those driving ambulances will need to know exactly the route and time it will take to get their patient to the closest or quickest medical care.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Around Mississippi: 165 marijuana plants seized; Chico Creek running red during MDEQ water test

Rev. Jerry Young, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson, Miss., addresses a filled City Council chambers as he responds to being honored by the Jackson City Council on his recent election as president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.

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Houston gets grant for fire loop

The U.S. Economic Development Administration has approved a $1.47 million investment grant to help construct a new water system to serve current and future tenants at Houston's industrial park. The funding will cover just over half of the projected $2.94 million cost of the project.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Newms360.com

Houston man dies in Trace accident

A Houston man died as a result of a one-vehicle accident on the Natchez Trace Parkway, officials said Wednesday.

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Natchez Trace accident Wednesday morning is fatal

A Houston man died in an early-morning, one-vehicle accident Wednesday on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Chickasaw County.

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Houston man dies in Trace accident

A Houston man died as a result of a one-vehicle accident on the Natchez Trace Parkway, officials said Wednesday.

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Natchez Trace accident Wednesday morning is fatal

A Houston man died in an early-morning, one-vehicle accident Wednesday on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Chickasaw County.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

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Hands of Hope

It was simple gifts of soap, shampoo and reading material, but to inmates at the Chickasaw County Regional Correctional Facility it was a hand of hope.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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ALLEN: First day at new job

Hello! I'm Charlsi Allen, and I am the new intern at the Chickasaw Journal. I am looking forward to this new experience in my life and where it may take me.

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Jori Abi Boston

Jori Abi Boston was born Aug. 4, 2014 to George and Crystal Boston at St. Bernard Hospital Birth Center in Jonesboro.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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THOMPSON: Paying at the pump

I applaud your efforts in last week's Chickasaw Journal and in the past to do something to help with the extravagant prices that the good folks in Houston must pay for gas.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Newms360.com

Cochran campaigns in Houston

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., stopped in Houston this week to visit with employees at Franklin Corporation to discuss politics and ask Republicans to vote for him this fall.

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Click2Houston

Thieves use kidnapping scheme on Houstonians

MOST CLINICS CANNOT AFFORD THOSE RENOVATIONS. THE STATE IS EXPECTED TO APPEAL. "LOCAL 2" INVESTIGATES A KIDNAPPING SCHEME TARGETING HOUSTONIANS.

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This is the way we roll

Of the approximately 1,800 students in the Houston School District almost 1,600 ride a bus to school at least once a day.

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