City 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.
Sun May 19, 2013
Charles E. Bennett, 70, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Medical Center-GT, in Columbus.
Wed May 15, 2013
Circuit Court underway in Houston
Drug charges took up just over half of the 70 cases in set for Chickasaw County Circuit Court this week.
Tue May 07, 2013
Chickasaw SO investigating Woodland homicide
The Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department is investigating a domestic dispute that apparently turned into a homicide about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night.
Mayor Parker, Chief Voyles re-elected in Houston
With races for Mayor, Chief of Police and two aldermen up for grabs, there was a steady turnout at the polls for city elections Tuesday.
Mon May 06, 2013
Houston, Okolona have competitive races Tuesday
With just a few days to go before Tuesday's municipal elections in Houston and Okolona, candidates for city offices are busy soliciting votes.
Sun May 05, 2013
Homegrown: Silly Whispers
Silly Whispers offers a wide range of materials and ideas for those looking to make something a little special out of cloth.
Richard and Melisa Ware of Houston are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kaddy Carol, to Michael Forrest Kendall, son of Michael and Kim Kendall of Vardaman.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Dunlap of Pontotoc, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Brooke Dunlap, to David "Skeeter" Peel, son of Mr.
Stanley and Sue Ard of Houston are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Brittany Lee, to Chad Ellis Brown, son of John Brown III of Hamilton, Miss., and Rhonda Lawson of New Albany.
Sat May 04, 2013
Ruble Parker, 83, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston.
Rural counties can now get driver's license examiner
Supervisors in about 35 rural counties across the state can now request the Mississippi Department of Public Safety to place a driver's license examiner or a kiosk where people can renew their license in their county seat.
Thu May 02, 2013
Lorene Griffin Sappington Meadows, 72, peacefully passed away at her home, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in the company of her family.
Police continue to check leads in Bevill homicide
Authorities continue to investigate leads and gather evidence in the death of Ray "Shorty" Bevill, but have yet to make an arrest.
Local Focus: Earp's Barber Shop
Jim Earp, standing, has been cutting hair since 1974 and has developed a steady list of faithful customers who routinely come by to sit in his barber chair.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Martial artists at tourney
The spring martial arts competitive season continued with Sho Kon Ryu students attending the April 20 tournament in Madison.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Circuit Court wraps up first term in Houston
The docket saw 44 drug-related cases set for this term with alleged crimes of theft, burglary or embezzlement ranking second with eight cases.
Municipal candidates crank up campaigns
With just two weeks go before municipal elections in Houston and Okolona, candidates for city offices are busy soliciting votes.
ELECTIONS: Qualifications and Paychecks
Okolona pays its mayor and city marshal the best, but aldermen are paid less than cities of similar size.
Bryant signs Bowles bridge bill
A bridge on Mississippi Highway 15 in Chickasaw County will be named for the late state Rep.