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‘Shop Small’ Nov. 29

by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is participating in Small Business Saturday, November 29th.  This is a nationwide marketing campaign to “shop small” sponsored by American Express.

This day is dedicated to supporting small … Read more

FCE Kindergarten students score 2nd in state

By French Camp Elementary

The Kindergarten class at French Camp Elementary School’s Scale Score Average on the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment was the second highest in the state.

This is based on information that was released by the Mississippi Department of … Read more

Turkey Recipes – Weir Elementary School

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WES Pre-K Thanksgiving Lunch
The Pre-K students at Weir Elementary invited their parents to eat Thanksgiving lunch.  A good time was had by all.  
Thank you to all of the parents who attended.  Also, a big thank you to the WES cafeteria staff for making this possible.

Weir Elementary School

“How to cook a turkey?”

Mrs. Howard & Ms. Hemphill’s Pre-K Class – Weir Elementary School

Jeremiah Baldwyn-I will go to Sunflower and buy my turkey. I will take it home and cut him. I’ll cook him … 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

Rebels ready to better banner year

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Ole Miss looks for standout win

By Josh Troy
Emmerich Newspapers

The Ole Miss Rebels are enjoying a banner season, thanks to a strong passing game by senior quarterback Bo Wallace and a defense that has allowed fewer points than … Read more

Quarterbacks ready to lead their teams

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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

Eulls tackles make a difference in game and life

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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

Cody Prewitt ready for an Egg Bowl win

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By James Pugh
Emmerich Newspapers

Ole Miss free safety Cody Prewitt loves his university. He said he has always wanted to go to Ole Miss, especially since his junior high days at Sylva-Bay Academy in Jasper County, about halfway between … Read more

Mullen and Freeze transform teams

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By Charlie Smith
Emmerich Newspapers

Dan Mullen and Hugh Freeze aren’t completely different.

Both head coaches were early adopters of the fast-paced, spread option offenses that now dominate college football.

Demographically, they fit the same profile: youthful family men with … Read more