‘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


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

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