Month: November 2014

Scoring not an accident for aggressive EMCC defensive unit

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — It’s no accident that members of East Mississippi Community College’s stingy defensive unit look like they know what they are doing when they have their hands on the ball. “Most of the…

Nanih Waiya moves one step closer to undefeated season

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya football team is on a mission, led by 10 seniors who came into the 2014 season with a bigger goal than just winning a lot of football games. “I can’t say…

New parsonage purchased following April tornadoes

Jackson blesses new building for the South Louisville United Methodist Charge By Gwen Sisson The EF4 tornado that ripped through Winston County on April 28 of this year brought with it change, sadness and uncertainty. For the South Louisville United…

Egg Bowl has playoff implications

By Bill Burrus Emmerich Newspapers Always the most important football game in Mississippi each year, the Egg Bowl has moved into the national spotlight. The unparalleled success of both Mississippi State and Ole Miss has made this rivalry one to…

Awarded

Rep. Joey Hood Receives “A” Grade on BIPEC Report Card JACKSON, Miss.—Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) received an “A” for his efforts in pro-business legislation from Mississippi’s Business and Political Education Committee (BIPEC). Rep. Hood, along with 59 other representatives, is…

Egg Bowl holds colorful past and much more

By Josh Mlot Emmerich Newspapers Let’s play a quick game called “College Football or Professional Wrestling?” Pre-match brawls, post-match brawls, whiskey-laced mid-match drinks, name-calling, rule-breaking, police intervention and general hatred. Whether you call it the Egg Bowl, the Battle for…

‘Catfish’ Smith recalls Egg Bowl glory

By Charles M. Dunagin Emmerich Newspapers McCOMB — Ralph “Catfish” Smith jokes that he lettered at both Ole Miss and Mississippi State when he played intercollegiate football. “I was the fifth man in the Mississippi State backfield,” said the former…

Quarterbacks ready to lead their teams

By BILL BURRUS Emmerich Newspapers Bo Wallace or Dak Prescott? Dak Prescott or Bo Wallace? Who’s the best? That’s been the debate out of both the Ole Miss and Mississippi State camps all season. And it will be debated all the…

DAR honors Vietnam veteran, Mike Dowd

Submitted The Nanih Waiya Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce that they have joined with the Department of Defense as a Vietnam War Commemorative Partner. The Commemorative Program focuses on thanking and honoring Vietnam…