Wayne Dowdy is Morgan Dowdy's brother. Morgan runs most of the stations. Wayne is lawyer. Their father, the late Charles Dowdy started with WROA in Gulfport. They own more than just the Ms. & La. stations mentioned. They own several in Ga. and Tx. also.
Charles' brother, John "Toby" Dowdy, owned WMGR and WJAD in Bainbridge, Ga. Toby started as a singer in Jacksonville, FL with his own radio and TV shows. After Toby died in 1985 his son sold the stations.