"It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, so long as you don't break any." -- Mae West.
Well, it is that time again. Time for farmers to break out the equipment and bring in the year's crops. The yield unknown, the future unknown,…
I am bubbling with excitement, I am finally here.
Step outside early one gorgeous morning. Stand in the sunshine. Enjoy the warmth on your skin. From inside the house, the smell of frying saus…
If theft is the most sincere form of flattery, lots of people in Houston and Chickasaw County are a lot more flattered than they want to be.
As I exited the car to enter my home on that crisp September night, I felt that all to familiar hand of fall brushing the nape of my neck with…
They say football’s a team sport. That’s truer than most people realize, as we shall see.
I make it a habit to read bulletin boards in my travels.
Last week, Hurricane Laura, a strong category four storm, struck the Louisiana and Texas coasts. The aftermath of the storm was devastating, w…
Where have you always wanted to go? London? Paris? Mars?
A heartfelt message to 2020 Houston, Houlka, and Okolona high school graduates: Stick around the county if you possibly can.
From the July 22, 2020 issue of the Chickasaw Journal: Fire departments in Chickasaw County are in desperate need of volunteers.
“We didn’t regard drunkenness and lechery, Sabbath-breaking and gambling as more than poor judgment or poor taste. What we were slow to forgiv…
Last week, the Houlka and Thorn Volunteer Fire Departments held a food drive to collect for the food pantries at two local churches.
Drooping ears, wagging tails and slobbery tongues. This automatically conjures up images of your favorite dog breed.
Last week, I suffered a great loss as my maternal grandmother lost her bout with cancer.
With schools looking to start back in the coming weeks, there have been many opinions voiced for both sides.
Take a minute or two to make sure your smoke detectors have working batteries.
They say only bad news sells newspapers.
I was heartbroken to learn the unfortunate fate of my favorite movie theater in Tupelo this past week.
As a journalist, I enjoy news related humor. As such, I enjoy satirical sites such as the Onion and the like.
If you don't drink, you don't get it, he thought to himself. The first couple drinks are like life itself: Pleasing, smooth, bubbly and harsh.…
We have all heard the phrase “with age comes wisdom” at some point in our lives. However, I do not know how much credence there is to it.
This past week, local football teams began summer workouts. This marks a significant milestone for our small towns...Friday night football.
It seems like we have lived through the last century of history in a matter of months.