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Starkville learns from losses, edges Columbus

December 9, 2017 by The Commercial Dispatch

Starkville already has a four-point loss to Meridian, a two-point loss to Columbus, and a five-point loss to Okolona on its resume. The difference Saturday night was the Yellow Jackets learned from the first three losses. As Columbus rallied in the ...

Who will win the North/South State title games?

November 23, 2017 by Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion LedgerBoth teams are also playing in the North State title game for the first time in school history. These two teams are very similar both offensively and defensively. Yazoo County coach Robert Dobbs and North Panola coach Carl Diffee both discussed the ...

Week 14 High School Football Capsules

November 17, 2017 by Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalFans make their way into Okolona Memorial Stadium for a game earlier this season. The Chieftains are one of four area teams hosting state quarterfinals tonight. Thomas Wells | Buy at PHOTOS.DJOURNAL.COM. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. CLASS ...

MHSAA 1A football playoff schedule, bracket

November 4, 2017 by Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion LedgerMHSAA 1A playoff schedule. First round, Nov. 10. Lumberton 38, Vardaman 10. Nanih Waiya 51, East Marion 12. Okolona 39, McAdams 0. Ray Brooks 38, Biggersville 0. Resurrection Catholic 34, French Camp 7. Shaw 22, Smithville 14. Simmons 46, TCPS 0 ...

Week 7 High School Football Capsules

September 29, 2017 by Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalScott Wilson looks like a one-man chain gang as he brings the sideline markers to the field before last Friday's game between Falkner and Okolona. Thomas Wells | Buy at PHOTOS.DJOURNAL.COM. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Columbus (2-3) at ...

Coleman to speak at LWB

August 4, 2017 by Daily Times Leader

Daily Times LeaderRobert Kenneth Coleman was born at home in the Montpelier community and later moved as a child with his family to Okolona. He was a graduate of Okolona High School; He continued his education and obtained a BBA degree from the University of Mississippi ...

#HSFT17: Stop No. 9 – Okolona Chieftains

June 27, 2017 by WCBI

WCBIThe Chieftains drop down to class 1A and there's a new man leading the football program. Head coach LaMart Harvey takes over for former coach Jack Clark. Harvey comes over from Thrasher high school after spending 10 years with the Rebels. “The ...

Clark County Chronicles

April 7, 2017 by Gurdon Times

Gurdon TimesFor example, the Masons established a lodge in Okolona in 1857. The post office opened in 1858. In 1875 the Okolona Grange sponsored a neighborhood fair, which may have been the first fair to be held in Clark County. Okolona's first bank opened in 1902 ...

Fern Creek gunman shot in Okolona 2 years after school shooting

October 3, 2016 by

WHAS11.comLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Nearly two years to the day after Andre Banks shot and injured 15-year-old Javaughntay Burroughs at Fern Creek High School, police said he was gunned down near an Okolona ditch. Police responded to the shooting around 6 ...

Eagles set to open region play against visiting Okolona

September 29, 2016 by Webster Progress Times

Webster Progress TimesOkolona's 1-5 record isn't fooling second-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards. Not even for a second. “Everybody in this league (Region 4-2A) can beat you,” Edwards said. “There are no weak links.” The 4-2 Eagles of Eupora open ...

In Focus: Okolona College

March 8, 2016 by Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalIt educated African-Americans through high school and provided industrial training for young adults. At its peak, it had an enrollment of more than 200 students. The school became affiliated with the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi in 1921 and a ...

Senators vote to abolish Lumberton school district

March 2, 2016 by Hattiesburg American

Hattiesburg AmericanJACKSON – Bills moved forward Wednesday in the Mississippi Legislature that would consolidate 10 school districts and abolish an 11th. Senators voted to consolidate the Carroll County, Montgomery County and Winona districts into one. They also voted to ...

Changes for the better: Okolona woman beats the odds, follows her dreams

February 22, 2016 by Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalTUPELO – Melissa Boatman grew up poor. She was the oldest of three girls being raised by a single mom. Her father wasn't in the picture. Every day after school, she'd go home to an empty apartment. Sometimes there were lights and heat; sometimes there ...

Lawmakers look to scrap Lumberton school district

February 18, 2016 by Hattiesburg American

Hattiesburg AmericanThe Senate Education Committee voted Thursday to abolish Coahoma Agricultural High School and the Lumberton school district. Lumberton's territory would be split between the Poplarville and Lamar County school districts. Coahoma students would return ...

Eupora High School boys take tight win over arch-rival Wolverines

February 17, 2016 by Webster Progress Times

Webster Progress Timestake on No. 3 seeded Bruce on Tuesday. The winner of that game is set to face Okolona on Thursday at 8:30 p.m.. The entire boys bracket for the tourney has East Webster and Winona playing on Tuesday with the winner advancing to take on Calhoun City at ...

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