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Chamber banquet was a classic  Houston Herald

In part because of my job and in part because I enjoy them, I try not to miss the Houston Area Chamber of Commerce's annual banquets.

The Sunday Night Bones Sponsored by The Lodge 2/24/2019  247Sports

Mississippi State hosted its second junior day event for the 2020 recruiting cycle on Saturday. Near 100 college football hopefuls made the trip to Starkville in ...

MS high school football player dies after falling ill during game  WMC

A Mississippi high school football player died after a game Monday.

Houston High School football player William Anderson dies after collapsing during game  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Houston High School football player William Anderson died after collapsing during a JV football game on Monday night.

Houston teacher pleads to sexual battery | Chickasaw  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – A former school teacher has pled to sexual battery of a student, but will not get prison time and will pay a $1500 fee.

UPDATE: Man arrested for Houston High School vandalism, arson  WTVA

Fire officials confirm a break in and arson at Houston High School Friday morning.

UPDATE: Houston introduces new head baseball coach  WTVA

Brian Goodman was an assistant last season at Biloxi.

Houston teacher pleads to sexual battery, no prison sentence  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON • A former school teacher has pled to sexual battery of a student, but will not get prison time and will pay a $1500 fee.

Houston Solar Car hits the street | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – Sundancer is back and running the streets of Northeast Mississippi in preparation for this summer's road race from Texas to California.

‘Even in death, she is still teaching.’ DFW educator stayed true to her mission  Star-Telegram

Judy Thomas had been a part of Arlington's Sam Houston High School since it began in 1965. Even as she was battling cancer, she was raising money for ...

Sundancer wins 16th Solar Car Challenge | Chickasaw  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

29 PALMS, Calif. – Nothing stood between Sundancer and the finish line in Palmdale, Calif., except 105 miles and they already led their nearest competition by ...

Houston principal arrested for DUI in Tupelo | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – A principal with the Houston School District has been arrested and charged with DUI following a traffic stop in Tupelo.

Houston High School teacher takes top honors for West Tennessee  The Commercial Appeal

A Germantown Municipal School District teacher was named the Grand Division winner for West Tennessee in the state's 2018-19 Teacher of the Year awards ...

Solar power shines in Chickasaw County | News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON • Chickasaw County is rapidly becoming known as the solar power county of north Mississippi.

In the wake of hurricane Harvey, Houston students power on  The Christian Science Monitor

When hurricane Harvey ripped through Texas, it closed Houston-area schools for weeks on end and displaced thousands of families. Despite these enormous ...

Houston high school removes sexist quote attributed to infamous 'Mayflower Madam'  Yahoo Lifestyle

The advice is not only dated, it's probably not appropriate for high school students.

Houston teacher indicted for sexual battery | Chickasaw  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – A school teacher has been indicted on one count of sexual battery after a Chickasaw County grand jury met earlier this week.

Houston High School choir teacher fired  WREG NewsChannel 3

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — A Houston High School choir teacher at the center of several investigations for alleged misconduct has been fired. The Germantown ...

Former Teacher Gets No Jail Time in Sexual Battery Plea  U.S. News & World Report

A former northeast Mississippi teacher is pleading guilty to the sexual battery of a student but won't go to prison. Local news outlets report Lori Kilgore is entering ...

UPDATE: Street reopened following Houston flooding  WTVA

Update - This street is back open. See the original post below. HOUSTON, Miss. (WTVA) - A street is closed in Houston after heavy rainfall Sunday. The Houston ...

2018 MSU Baseball Signee Luke Hancock Update  247Sports

An analysis of Mississippi State class of 2018 signee Luke Hancock, a catcher from Houston (MS) High School.

McQuary dismissed from MSU baseball team  WTVA

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi State's baseball team has one less pitcher on its roster. Our news partner, the Starkville Daily News, reports that junior ...

Cook changes mind about TCPS job, will stay in Houston  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – Houston Superintendent Tony Cook called the headmaster at Tupelo Christian Preparatory School Wednesday morning and told him he will not be ...

UPDATE: Cook to remain at Houston, will not take TCPS principal job  WTVA

Houston School District Superintendent Tony Cook will remain with the school district and will not take the high school principal job at Tupelo Christian ...

The Commercial Appeal  The Commercial Appeal

Houston High School students head to their first period class before the bell rings at 7:45 a.m. In a county where nearly every high school starts at 7 a.m., one ...

Famous Houston solar car team once again finishes on top  WTVA

The famous Houston solar car team once again found themselves in first place in the Solar Car Challenge.

MSU catcher Hancock arrested | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Mississippi State freshman catcher Luke Hancock was arrested Sunday and charged with domestic violence by the Starkville Police Department.

WTVA Friday Night Fever-Week 14  WTVA

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Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Arrests Made in Nationwide College Admissions Scam: Alleged Exam Cheating & Athletic Recruitment Scheme  STL.News

Defendants include CEOs, actresses, university athletic coaches, and college exam administrators BOSTON, Ms. – Dozens of individuals involved in a.

Germantown schools chief speaks out about Houston High scandals  WREG NewsChannel 3

The superintendent of Germantown schools was answering questions Friday, days after WREG first broke the news about two back-to-back scandals at Houston ...

Germantown Police investigate alleged assault of student by Houston High teacher  WREG NewsChannel 3

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — Germantown Police said Wednesday they are investigating a Houston High School teacher after he reportedly assaulted a student at ...

Houston High choir teacher accused of kissing, touching students  WREG NewsChannel 3

The choir teacher at Houston High School was suspended without pay from his job after allegedly kissing, touching and making inappropriate comments to ...

Adkins named Starkville High baseball coach  WTVA

He was an assistant at Houston the last couple of seasons.

Former Houston High principal: Resignation unrelated to choir teacher investigation  WREG NewsChannel 3

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. – Some have questioned the timing of former Houston High School Principal Kyle Cherry's resignation last Friday.

Ex-Houston High teacher rebuts board investigation  WREG NewsChannel 3

The Houston High School choir teacher fired Monday following an investigation of improper conduct with students fired back at the district, alleging the district ...

JOHN PITTS: Super Sunday for Mississippi NFL players  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

As a terrific NFL Sunday afternoon rolled along, a theme began to emerge while the highlights rolled across the TV screen and on social media.

Video: Houston's Luke Hancock Signs with Mississippi State Baseball  WCBI

HOUSTON, Miss. (WCBI) — It's been a long time coming, but it was three years well worth it. Houston senior catcher Luke Hancock made it official on ...

Baseball career of Luke Alexander over at MSU  Starkville Daily News

Luke Alexander's Mississippi State baseball career is over. MSU head coach Chris Lemonis confirmed on Friday that Alexander is still in school, but he is no ...

Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi tax free weekends  The Commercial Appeal

Tax free weekend in Memphis starts July 27. What can you buy and how much can you spent?

Mississippi State catcher preview | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Mississippi State has the luxury of having both of its catchers returning behind the plate this year.

When Byhalia football player died, a certified athletic trainer was not at the game  The Commercial Appeal

Dennis Mitchell, a football player at Byhalia High School, collapsed during a game and later died. There was no certified trainer on site during the contest.

WTVA Friday Night Fever-Week 4  WTVA

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Starkville High School tabs Adkins as new baseball coach  The Commercial Dispatch

Starkville High School introduced Luke Adkins as the school's new baseball coach Friday. He is shown here with wife Avery and son Stetson. Photo by: Scott ...

Former teacher's sexual battery case continued until 2018  WTVA

The Attorney General's Office confirms the case of Lori Kilgore has been continued until March 2018.

High school teacher suspended over inappropriate comment toward student  WMC Action News 5

A teacher at Houston High School in Germantown was suspended over inappropriate comments made toward a student.

Calhoun City names new head football coach  WTVA

CALHOUN CITY, Miss. (WTVA) - Calhoun City has promoted Chad White from defensive coordinator to head football coach, the school announced Wednesday.

Sharpstown teacher and students serve their community after Harvey

Sharpstown High School may not have the best reputation; it is too often misunderstood, too often misrepresented, said teacher Jennifer Kuhleman. “For me, part ...

Pipe bomb discovered during traffic stop in west Houston  Chron

Deputies discovered a pipe bomb during a traffic stop in west Houston on Wednesday, authorities said. Harris County Precinct 5 Constable's Office deputies ...

Recruits' Reactions to Mississippi State's Egg Bowl Triumph  247Sports

Step inside to see what recruits had to say about Mississippi State's win in the Egg Bowl and Joe Moorhead's first season in Starkville.

State of Starkville High School athletics  Starkville Daily News

A new era of Starkville High School athletics began right at the turn of the calendar in 2018 when Dr. Cheyenne Trussell stepped through the doors as the ...

Police release information regarding Mississippi State's Luke Hancock  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi State freshman baseball player Luke Hancock was arrested early Sunday morning. Details regarding his arrest have been released by police.

EEOC sues Walmart for refusing to hire Houston amputee seeking stocker job

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Monday filed a lawsuit against Walmart, alleging the company refused to hire a former Houston high ...

Ashley Furniture awards local graduates with scholarships  WTVA

Many local high school graudates have been awarded scholarships from Ashley Furniture.

Two Houston companies earn spot on Fortune Best Companies to Work For list  Houston Chronicle

Camden Property Trust and David Weekley Homes again earned a place on Fortune magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For list. The two Houston-based ...

Norman Jerome 'Jerry' Paulson -- Winona

Norman Jerome “Jerry” Paulson, 79, of Winona, died suddenly Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at his home. Jerry was born March 10, 1939, in La Crosse, Wis., to Sylvia ...

Germantown teacher suspended amid investigation, allegedly over inappropriate comments  WREG NewsChannel 3

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — A Houston High School teacher has been suspended amid an investigation, Germantown Municipal Schools confirmed Thursday.

How did your school perform on TNReady tests? Search here for results  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Nearly 700 schools – more than 40 percent of schools in Tennessee – improved in student performance across most grades and subjects, according to a state ...

A Tale of Three Schools: One Last Walk Down the Halls of Lee High School, Now Wisdom High  Houstonia Magazine

AS I APPROACHED an old building on Beverly Hill Street on a sunny day, my mind shuffled through memories of my time there: walking down noisy halls; ...

Texas candidate for Congress says opponent's campaign harassed her kids  Chron

MJ Hegar, a Democratic candidate vying to unseat John Carter in Texas' 31st congressional district, says members of her opponent's campaign harassed her ...

Lee County earns 'B' rating | Education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – For the first time in recent years, the Lee County School District was given a “B” rating by the Mississippi Department of Education.

Three NEMISS districts earn 'A' ratings, Tupelo, Lee County districts rated 'B'  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Only three of Northeast Mississippi's 29 public school districts earned an “A” rating from the Mississippi Department of Education for 2017.

MEMPHIS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Scores from around the Mid-South  FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 is your home for scores across Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi.

Chris Jones earns AFC monthly honor | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones, the former Mississippi State standout, was named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for November.

UH waiting for word on safety Deontay Anderson's waiver  Chron

University of Houston coach Major Applewhite said Monday that the school continues to wait to find out if safety Deontay Anderson will be eligible this season.

SIGNING DAY: Four Players Set to Sign with MSU Women's Hoops  247Sports

Here's who to expect to sign their letter of intent with the Bulldogs at some point today and officially join the Maroon and White.

A deceased baby was found in a high school bathroom. But why do some teens kill their newborns?  Yahoo Lifestyle

Police are conducting an investigation after a baby's body was found in a bathroom at High Point High School in Beltsville, Md., on Wednesday.

Parades, tree lightings, Santa visits and more: Holiday events in the Memphis area  The Commercial Appeal

Looking for something festive to do this holiday season? There's no shortage of options in the Memphis area.

Miss Bolen and Hardin to exchange wedding vows June 2 at Plein Air  Northside Sun

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Michael Bolen of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Claire Elizabeth Bolen, to Jordan Tyler Hardin, son of Mr. and Mrs.

NASA’s next space station crew undaunted in goal of making it to space despite October mission failure  Chron

The last time NASA astronaut Nick Hague tried to launch into orbit in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, things did not go well. A rocket booster malfunction shook the ...

MSU women ink one of nation's top classes  WTVA

Vic Schaefer and company opened the early signing period by inking five Top 100 players, including three of the country's premier guards and a pair of the ...

Milwaukee-Area High School Student Finalist for Regeneron Science Talent Search  Black Press USA

MILWAUKEE COURIER — The Regeneron Science Talent Search was founded by the Society for Science & The Public.

Houston players named Mr. and Ms. Basketball in Texas

Two Houston-area high school players earned the state's highest honors for the 2016-17 season. Klein Forest's Cedric Alley was named Mr. Basketball, and ...

Inclusion Shabbat offers respect for all at Congregation Beth Yeshurun

As congregants gathered for Friday Shabbat, they joyfully sang songs in Hebrew and celebrated inclusion of those with disabilities both in and outside of their ...

Tupelo maintains 'B' rating, Milam moves to 'A'  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – New letter-grade ratings among the schools in the Tupelo Public School District vary, but the district maintained its overall “B” rating and inched ...

Best of the Class  WCBI

A popular WCBI community *service* project that salutes graduating high school students in North Mississippi and West Alabama for academic excellence.

Two teens arrested for North Carolina arson and murder  WTVA

Two suspects are in custody for an arson and murder case that happened in Craven County, North Carolina after Lowndes County deputies arrested them in ...

3,000 cyclists descend on downtown for Houston event  Houston Chronicle

Megan LeGrue wheeled her bike through downtown Houston early Sunday, nervous to test her stamina with a 20-mile round trip from City Hall. The 38-year-old ...

UTSA student, San Antonio native wins Miss Texas USA 2019

San Antonio's Alayah Benavidez is the newly crowned Miss Texas — again. The 23-year-old University of Texas-San Antonio student won the title, which is part ...

Houston Middle & High School teacher/football coach dismissed for inappropriate texts

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. -- Police were called to Houston Middle School earlier this month, and sources told WREG it all started after texts were found on a child's ...

On the Move: Relocation Spotlight on Newland Communities

Newland Communities is well respected for its development of master-planned communities, which are designed to attract residents of all ages and lifestyles.

Southern Smoke tickets on sale July 10 at noon  Houston Chronicle

Tickets for Southern Smoke 2018 go on sale tomorrow – Tuesday, July 10 – at noon. And just to tantalize barbecue fans even more, two new faces have been ...

Man captured, accused of arson, murder  WTVA

Officials with the Winston County Sheriff's Office say the man wanted for allegedly killing his wife and injuring his son has been captured.

Mitchell Brothers strip club on the market for $10 million

The most famous strip club in San Francisco is on the market, and the seller is hoping to consummate soon with a buyer. If that happens, it could be the end for ...

NASA astronaut headed to International Space Station confident Russia will figure out source of hole  Houston Chronicle

NASA astronaut Anne McClain said Thursday she is confident Russia will get to the bottom of the air leak-causing hole recently found on the International Space ...

Police investigate Columbus High School vandalism  WTVA

Police are investigating after pictures sent to WTVA show vandalism to an office area of the fieldhouse, as well as broken windows in the school's press box.

New K-State DC armed with decade-plus of NFL experience  Manhattan Mercury

Kansas State's football coaching staff is receiving an injection of professional flavor.

Germantown Schools changes 2016 start times

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — The Germantown Municipal School District has announced new start times for each of its schools beginning in the 2016 school year.

NASA: International Space Station crew not in danger despite pressure leak overnight  Houston Chronicle

UPDATED at 12:30 p.m.. The sealant patch is holding, and astronauts plan to check it again Friday morning after it sets. They will decide how to proceed then.

Cy-Fair High School Teacher Connects To Students On First Day Of Class With Rap Video  Houston Public Media

Cy-Fair High School English teacher April Young is known for her non-conventional approach to teaching. This year, she decided to do something else.

Houston tow truck driver exposed himself to girl walking home from school, police say  Chron

An Alvin wrecker driver is behind bars Wednesday after being accused of exposing himself to a Houston teenager walking home from school. David Gonzalez ...

K-State football coach Chris Klieman announces 3 new assistant coach hires, including a defensive coordinator  Manhattan Mercury

Kansas State's football coaching staff is receiving an injection of professional flavor.

NASA cancels this week's spacewalk after aborted launch to International Space Station on Thursday  Houston Chronicle

NASA has canceled Friday's spacewalk after the launch of a Russian spacecraft carrying American astronaut Nick Hague to the International Space Station was ...

This will be the last Halloween for Houston's Frankel's Costume Company  Chron

A longtime Houston business, a favorite of generations, is preparing for its last Halloween. Frankel's Costume Shop has been making Houstonians look spooky, ...

How can you keep plantar warts from coming back?  Chron

Q: I've been plagued with plantar warts for most of my adult life. I got rid of the most recent one by treating it persistently with salicylic acid. Now I want to prevent ...

Harris County settles lawsuit with woman in roadside cavity search  Chron

Harris County has agreed to pay nearly $200,000 to settle a lawsuit by a Houston woman subjected to a controversial roadside cavity search in 2015 by sheriff's ...

It's My Job: Calligraphy  Jackson Clarion Ledger

My name is Claire Frascogna, and my business is Scripted Calligraphy in Jackson. I specialize in wedding calligraphy. I grew up in Houston, Mississippi, and ...

The 2017 BP MS 150 team jerseys will have bikers riding in style from Houston to Austin

The annual BP MS 150 will be kicking off the last weekend of April and the bikers are gearing up to trek across Texas. On April 29 and 30 about 13,000 people ...

Educator a behind-the-scenes pillar at Waltrip

The business networking organization's education committee chose Rogers out of almost 50 local applicants who were vetted in a blind review. Rogers, who ...

Salyards MS student to be honored for heroism  Houston Chronicle

Middle School in Cypress, will receive the Honor Medal, a national lifesaving award, from the Boy Scouts of America. Armstrong saved a 5-year-old girl from ...

Tennessee Schools Ranked On Best Public High Schools List

TN Schools Ranked On Best Public High Schools List - Across Tennessee, TN - is out with its latest K-12 school rankings in America. See if your local ...

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