18 hrs ago
Houlka Attendance Center on fire
Several departments are on the scene, where flames could be seen shooting 50 to 60 feet in the air, with smoke visible from Highway 15, more than two miles away.
Parents can be fined for truancy
Education is the only chance some kids get in life and they can't get an education if they are not in school.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Reach, throw, row, go
People become volunteer firefighters because they want to help, but a volunteer that becomes a victim in a water rescue is no help at all.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Dodge's Store robbed in Okolona
Okolona police have arrested a man on robbery charges after he allegedly brandished a knife and robbed a convenience store in Okolona just after midnight Thursday.
United Way holds Back to School resource fairs
To alleviate the stress of costly school supplies for families in need, the United Way kicked off its annual Back 2 School resource fair last week.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
District eye suit to fund MAEP
Chickasaw County School Board Trustees were told the state owes them $1.9 million and a lawsuit will soon be filed seeking to make the state fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
MDOT changes weight limits on county bridges
Farmers, loggers and commercial haulers were specifically warned to note these changes as heavy loads that break or damage state bridges can see the trucking company held responsible for damages.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
City seeks infrastructure funding
The chances of obtaining a state grant are slim, but Houston certainly would not get it if they don't apply.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Houston hospital to close emergency room
When the emergency room at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston, Mississippi, closes in early September, the number of ER's in Chickasaw County will go down to zero.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Man dies when vehicle collides with horse
Authorities say a 55-year-old Chickasaw County man has died as the results of injuries he received after his vehicle hit a horse on a county road west of Houston.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
County may buy land for recycling center
Chickasaw County supervisors are considering a proposal to buy some land for a recycling center where local inmates can work.