Saturday Jun 15
Okolona hosts GED assistance program
Residents of Chickasaw County are being invited to a GED assistance program at 2 p.m., June 15 at the Excel Building in downtown Okolona.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Music in the park
Saturday in Joe Brigance Park in Houston. Jermaine Morgan is organizing the Chickasaw County Instrumental Music Festival from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with free admission for music lovers.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Hubert Morphis, 87, died Monday, June 10, 2013, at Floy Dyer Nursing Home. He was born Sept.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Some view graveyards as dreary places, but a group of Chickasaw County volunteers feels one of the community's oldest and most visible cemeteries doesn't need to be that way.
Dig in at your local library
School is out and before the children have a chance to get bored, local libraries in and around Chickasaw County are offering summer reading programs full of information and fun.
Arrest made in Bevill murder
A Chickasaw County man was arrested Monday in connection with the murder of William Ray "Shorty" Bevill almost two months ago.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
August trial set for man in cocaine case
A federal judge has scheduled an August trial for a man charged with 10 counts of distributing cocaine in Clay and Chickasaw counties.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
The Webster Progress-Times
Man faces questioning in area crimes
A Webster County man wanted for questioning on multiple crimes in the state was picked up by Chickasaw County law enforcement Saturday afternoon.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Uhiren, Thomas win city races
Voters sent incumbent aldermen back into office as Ward One Alderman Tony Uhiren and Ward Three Alderman Frank Thomas reclaimed their seat on the city board.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Bobbie Gentry: Chickasaw County singer's song remains a mystery 46 years later
A young Bobbie Gentry sings for her Mamaw and Papaw in the living room of the Woodland home in which she was born.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Baird Machine Shop celebrates 100 years in downtown Houston
One hundred years ago, O.E. Baird and E.E. Baird bought a shop downtown and this month the third generation of Bairds will celebrate a century of work at that location.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Shooting sports continue to hit the mark for kids participating in Chickasaw County 4-H with 27 kids traveling to the Mississippi North District shooting at Whitetail Ridge Lodge in Lee County.
Man wanted for burglaries caught in Chickasaw County
A Webster County man wanted for questioning on multiple crimes in the state was picked up by Chickasaw County law enforcement this afternoon.
Houston remembers Mike Wall
Wall was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force when was shot down in Vietnam piloting an intelligence gathering EC-47 and died in the crash.
Pilgrim Jubilees head to Houston for anniversary show
The Pilgrim Jubilees have a long history in gospel music and are bringing it home to Houston for their 25th anniversary and homecoming celebration June 1. The Jubes were originally formed in the 1940s in the Mississippi Delta and evolved incorporating members Major Roberson and Percy Clark of Mississippi and heading to Chicago from where they have ... (more)
Sheriff arrests four linked to Okolona burglaries
The Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department has made four arrests in a series of burglaries, with divers called in to recover some of the loot.
Fri May 31, 2013
Shots fired into trailer prompt arrest
A man has been arrested for allegedly shooting a high-powered rifle into a mobile home and his case will be presented to the next term of the Chickasaw County grand jury.
Wed May 29, 2013
EDITORIAL: Teen birth rate
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention report released last week said the teen birth rate has dropped 30- to 40-percent in some parts of the country.
Tue May 28, 2013
BabySteps introduces new director
The new executive director of BabySteps said the organization is sound, the strategy is solid and the program does help parents get children ready for kindergarten.
Fri May 24, 2013
Houston tables school board appointment
The Houston Board of Alderman has tabled a vote on naming a new Houston School District Trustee after a split 2-2 vote last week.