Chickasaw County Newswire (Page 3)

Chickasaw County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chickasaw County, MS. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 174 in Chickasaw County, MS

  1. Status of some bills in the Mississippi LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    ... and Durant, HB 926, http://bit.ly/21p7BqE ; Leflore County and Greenwood, HB 987, http://bit.ly/21p7UBP ; Chickasaw County, Houston and Okolona, HB 991 http://bit.ly/1PpVWz6 ; requires only a study committee. Montgomery County and Winona, SB 2495, ...

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  2. Chickasaw consolidation likely headed to study commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Newms360.com

    The merger of the three school districts in Chickasaw County will be delayed for at least a year under legislation that is pending before the House. In the coming days, the House can send the proposal to Gov. Phil Bryant or invite a conference committee with the Senate to further study the issue.

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  3. Judge rules Houlka officer can't be chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Newms360.com

    A probable cause hearing to determine if a policeman should be charged with assault following the arrest of a woman outside Houlka City Hall on March 3 has determined the officer cannot be charged. Chickasaw County Circuit Court Judge John Gregory has reviewed evidence and video and heard testimony in the arrest of Charlissa Griffin by Houlka Police Officer Blake Westmoreland.

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  4. MSU's Carl Small Town Center workshop wins national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    A successful Chickasaw County community planning project is earning national recognition for a well-known Mississippi State architectural research unit. The university's Carl Small Town Center is the American Planning Association's selection for the 2016 James A. Segedy Award for Outstanding Student Project.

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  5. Prescribed burn scheduled for Hernando de Soto siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Newms360.com

    The controlled fire will be at the Hernando de Soto site in Chickasaw County, between mileposts 243.2 and 245.9. The Hernando de Soto interpretive pulloff and parking area will remain open during the burn. Motorists should travel at a safe speed with headlights on when smoke is visible, and they should be aware of park rangers, firefighting personnel, and equipment along the roadway and mow line.

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  6. Houlka police arrest woman outside City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... City Hall that show more of the incident." Laney said Westmoreland will receive a probable cause hearing in Chickasaw County Circuit Court to determine if Griffin's charges are merited, but no court date has been set. "Officers of the law have ...

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  7. District consolidation bill moves through SenateRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | Newms360.com

    Sen. Russell Jolly, D-Houston, unsuccessfully offered a proposal to require each of the 82 counties in the state to have a single school district. Jolly offered his amendment as a way to voice objections to a Senate bill that merges the Okolona, Houston and Chickasaw County school districts.

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  8. School district consolidation moves forward in Senate, HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Education Week

    Senators voted to consolidate the Carroll County, Montgomery County and Winona districts into one. They also voted to combine the Chickasaw County, Houston and Okolona districts into one.

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  9. School district consolidation moves forward in Senate, HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... the Carroll County, Montgomery County and Winona districts into one. They also voted to combine the Chickasaw County, Houston and Okolona districts into one. Finally, senators voted to abolish the Lumberton district and parcel out its territory to ...

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  10. Former New Houlka city clerk charged with embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Newms360.com

    Williams, 49, was arrested Thursday, charged with embezzlement and booked into the Chickasaw County Regional Correctional Facility. After her initial appearance in court, she was released on bond.

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  11. Former New Houlka town clerk arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    Agents from the State Auditor's office have arrested former New Houlka Town Clerk Twilla "Gay" Williams after a Chickasaw County grand jury indicted her for embezzlement.

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  12. Okolona superintendent concerned about consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Newms360.com

    Okolona Superintendent Dexter Green said this week he and hundreds of patrons of the Okolona School District are opposed to consolidating with the other two school districts in Chickasaw County to form a single countywide school system. Recently introduced legislation that would combine the administration, school boards and some services of the three districts is now under discussion in Jackson.

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  13. A look at school districts lawmakers propose consolidatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Education Week

    ... Winona wouldn't increase the size of the district enough because Montgomery County has only 273 students. -Chickasaw County, Houston and Okolona would be merged. Superintendents of all three told the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal ...

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  14. Bill to merge three Chickasaw districts passes committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Newms360.com

    Educators from Okolona, Houston and Chickasaw County met with legislators Thursday to try to halt proposals designed to merge the three school districts. Hours before the education officials were meeting with House members, the Senate Education Committee was passing legislation to consolidate the three districts.

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  15. Lawmakers look to consolidate at least 10 school districtsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | KSL-TV

    ... districts. The committee also voted to merge the Durant and Holmes County school districts; the Houston, Chickasaw County and Okolona school districts; and the Carroll County, Montgomery County and Winona school districts. The House Education ...

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  16. Schools in Chickasaw County face potential consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Newms360.com

    A bill that proposes consolidation of the Houston, Chickasaw County and Okolona school districts has reached the House Education Committee in the Legislature. The bill would combine nine schools - Houlka Attendance Center, Houston High School, Houston Lower Elementary, Houston Upper Elementary, Houston Middle School, Houston Vocational Center, Okolona Elementary School, Okolona High School and Okolona Vocational Complex - to create the Chickasaw County Consolidated School District, effective July 1, 2017.

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  17. Name calling led to fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... 8. According to the Tupelo police, Xzavious Johnson, 27, of 780 County Road 54 (which runs along the Lee-Chickasaw county line south of Shannon) shot and killed Travante Young during an argument in the parking lot. "The case is still under ...

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  18. Furniture maker to open plant, create 100 jobsRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The Chickasaw County project represents a corporate investment of $432,000 and will create 100 jobs.

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  19. Delta Furniture adding 100 jobs in New HoulkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... foothold in the industry through this new investment. I wish the company many years of success at its new Chickasaw County location." provided assistance in support of the project for infrastructure improvements. Three Rivers Planning and ...

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  20. Houston elementary students receive rewards for high test scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Newms360.com

    They were the first school in Chickasaw County to implement rewards for high scores on state tests and they continue to lead the way. Houston Upper Elementary School scored well on the most recent battery of state accountability tests and Principal John Ellison is quick to lay much of that success at the feet of the PACE Foundation who has funded the rewards students get for high test scores.

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