Category: News

Scoring not an accident for aggressive EMCC defensive unit

Photos by Mike Robertson
No. 21    Demetrius Cain going downfield for the play.

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 … Read more

Nanih Waiya moves one step closer to undefeated season

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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 … Read more

Egg Bowl has playoff implications

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott avoids the rush against Southern Miss in the first game of the 2014 season. 
(Photo/The Chronicle, James Pugh)

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 … Read more

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

Waters returning to Winston Library for book signing and calendar presentation


From press reports

Wyatt Waters returning to the Winston County Library on Wednesday, December 10 from 2 – 4.

Waters brings his 2015 calendar, “Paintings of Italy.” This calendar will take you on a tour of the country, including Venice, … 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


(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)

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



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