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New parsonage purchased following April tornadoes

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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 … Read more

Egg Bowl holds colorful past and much more

Mississippi State players were all smiles at the 1996 win of 17–0. (courtesy Clarion Ledger)

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 … Read more

Awarded

(L-R): BIPEC Leadership members BIPEC Secretary Bill Crump, Carl Investments; BIPEC Vice Chair Dr. Randy Easterling, River Region Health System; Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman); Speaker Philip Gunn and BIPEC President Van White.

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 … Read more

‘Catfish’ Smith recalls Egg Bowl glory

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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 … Read more

Quarterbacks ready to lead their teams

Mississippi State University quarterback Dak Prascott celebrates with fans following the Bulldog win over the Auburn Tigers. (Photo/The Chronicle, James Pugh)

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 … Read more

DAR honors Vietnam veteran, Mike Dowd

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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 … Read more

Pet of the week – 11/26/14

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Susie is a spayed terrier mix in need of a home.  She is great with the other dogs in the shelter.  For more information about Susie or any of the animals available for adoption, please call or come by the … Read more

Tyler Sullivan named Conerly Trophy finalist

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From school reports

Tyler Sullivan has been tabbed as a finalist for the 2014 Conerly Trophy.  Named in honor of the late Charlie Conerly, former Ole Miss and New York Giants quarterback.  Conerly, a Clarksdale native, was an All-American at … Read more

Sibley to perform at Bethlehem Baptist

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From press reports

Bethlehem Baptist Church hosts a 5th Sunday celebration in months with five Sundays. With November being one of those months, Alan Sibley and The Magnolia Ramblers will perform during the church’s Nov. 30 morning service. They will … Read more