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Houston terminates contract with county for dispatching services
The City of Houston officially terminated a dispatching contract with the county at the March 3 meeting of the board of supervisors,leading to questions over how the E911 system will absorb the reduction in revenue.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
615 Spotlight: Mark Box Talks 'Fields of Home' EP
Country newcomer Mark Box knows there is at least one person who is not a huge fan of at least one of the songs on his new release: his mother.
Houston Business Group unveils name
They have chosen the name Houston Business Group and now seek to draw people to the organization and get to work.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
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.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
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.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
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.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
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.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
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.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
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.