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Houston gets ready for Tanglefoot Trail Design with CIRD workshop funding!

STARKVILLE, Miss. — When Chickasaw County community leaders contacted Mississippi State University’s Carl Small Town Center, they wanted to discuss ways to connect the Tanglefoot Trail to downtown Houston and the Natchez Trace Parkway. The CSTC is the service and … Continue reading

Fall 2014 Flywheel Festival Information

You are invited to the Houston Fall Flywheel Festival, on September 26-27, 2014 at the Joe Brigance Memorial Park. Live entertainment, tractor pull, antique tractor parade to downtown, arts & crafts, old-time demonstrations, and much more! Fun, free, family-oriented activities. … Continue reading

Spring 2014 Mississippi Flywheel Festival Information

We have new information available for the upcoming Spring 2014 Flywheel Festival! A Taste of Houston Flyer Spring 2014 Houston Flywheel Festival Brochure

Houston welcomes guests for 25th year Flywheel Festival

Houston Spring Flywheel Festival – April 25-26, 2014 Houston Fall Flywheel Festival – September 26-27, 2014 The MS Valley Flywheel Association is celebrating their 33rd year and Houston is proud to have been the site of the festival for the … Continue reading

Houston Gets a Community Calendar!

The Community Activity Committee of Chickasaw Development Foundation, chaired by Jason Brooks, has been planning and preparing twelve months of fun-filled events for Houston and Chickasaw County. Download the Community Calendar here! Nine new events have been added to the … Continue reading

Calling All Runners – Houston’s 1st Marathon & Half-Marathon (March 30)

Event Info Date – Sunday, March 30, 2014 Marathon starts at 7:30 AM – 7 hours to complete Half Marathon starts at 8:00 AM – 6 ½ hours to complete Register at Call 662-456-2321 for additional information Registration closes … Continue reading

Now Open! Come out and enjoy the Tanglefoot Trail!

Welcome from Chickasaw Development Foundation, City of Houston, Town of New Houlka, Chickasaw County, and GM&O Rails to Trails Recreational District Local Representatives! We join together to welcome you to the Tanglefoot Trail, Mississippi’s longest Rails to Trails conversion meandering … Continue reading

Houston Welcomes Guests for 24th Year

Houston Spring Flywheel Festival — April 26–27, 2013 The MS Valley Flywheel Association is celebrating their 32nd year and Houston is proud to have been the site of the festival for the past 24 of those years. During 1988 and … Continue reading

Tanglefoot Trail is a pathway to opportunity

The Tanglefoot Trail will be an economic development engine for Houston, Houlka and Chickasaw County. Initial construction on Tanglefoot Trail rolled through Houlka in October 2012 and is headed to Houston. The construction completion date is June 2013. Federal and … Continue reading

Tanglefoot Trail Construction Begins on January 14, 2012

Houston will be one of the three gateways to the 44-mile stretch of the old GM & O railroad bed turned into a 10-foot wide multi-use trail for cyclists and pedestrians. Phase one will consist of the asphalt surface stretching … Continue reading