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 … Read more

Head trauma app helps veterinarians

Shores and Ashley Wicha Whitten of Eupora, a veterinary technologist, check a patient’s brain stem reflexes.

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

Dr. Andy Shores hopes to help veterinarians make better patient recommendations with a smartphone application.

Shores, chief of neurosurgery and neurology at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, developed the Small Animal … Read more

Fire departments respond to Maben call

Fire trucks from Maben and Mathiston at the scene

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — On Nov. 17, the people at Maben Medical Clinic at Second Avenue and Turner Street off Highway 15 were alert after discovering smoke in the building about 1 p.m., and Maben and Mathiston fire departments … 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

Eupora Christmas Market successful


From Staff Reports

“Christmas with the Arts” was the theme of the Eupora Christmas Market on Nov. 15. Eupora Arts Inc. sponsored the downtown event.

“The market went extremely well,” Mayor Dan Burchfield said when meeting with the Webster County … Read more

Egg Bowl holds colorful past and much more

Gregory Favors talks smack

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

MHGC meets at Market Café in Louisville

Vowell wows club members with her demonstration.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WP

Despite the frigid weather the ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club traveled to Louisville to the Market Café on Nov. 18 for a luncheon and viewed the gorgeous works of Mary … Read more

Eulls tackles make a difference in game and life

Kaleb Eulls, Bo Wallace

By Taylor Hawkins
Emmerich Newspapers

Through his first three years at Mississippi State, Kaleb Eulls has recorded 84 tackles, and by the first week of November, he had already added another 27.

Some of those tackles were bigger than others, … Read more