Millennial Organist in Vicksburg

When done correctly, there is something about the sound of an organ that signifies it’s a revenant time to worship.  But let’s be honest, the stereotypical church member who serves by playing the organ, doesn’t fit the Millennial description- thats what makes this story so inspiring.   Austin Crabtree is a student in mathematics and … Continue reading “Millennial Organist in Vicksburg”

Maker Faire Comes to Hattiesburg

Mississippi’s Pine Belt is bringing you a Maker Faire! Hattiesburg Maker Faire will be February 3rd at the Downtown Train Depot. This is an official Maker Faire. Think of it as an adult show and tell with modern technology. It’s not like other faires because the goal is not to sell things. This is the … Continue reading “Maker Faire Comes to Hattiesburg”

Mississippi State Medical Association Alliance

Physicians’ and their spouses join together to support the advancement of medical information and promote harmony between physicians, communities and medicine friendly legislators.  Through the Alliance, physicians’ spouses truly make a difference. Shannon Warnock, the VP of Legislation for Mississippi State Medical Association Alliance stopped by the studio to share more.

Mississippi LifeChanger Nominee

Can you name a teacher that was instrumental in getting you where you are today? Don’t you wish you could award all the stellar educators in your life? Woodrow Price, a first grade teacher at Sherman Avenue in Warren County, joined the conversation to talk about his community nominating him for the national LifeChanger of … Continue reading “Mississippi LifeChanger Nominee”

Mississippi and the Great Depression

When the Great Depression began, Mississippi was still recovering from a flood, dust bowl, and deforestation.  Nevertheless, innovative Mississippians managed to keep their businesses and services open. Author Richelle Putnam also highlights the state’s spiritual and cultural giants, who rose from the nation’s poorest state to create a lasting footprint of determination, pride and hope … Continue reading “Mississippi and the Great Depression”

Oxford Restaurant Invited to NYC

Leave it to a Mississippi boy to capture the heart of a Northern California gal and convince her to move to the Magnolia State to raise a family. That Mississippi transplant is Emily Blount, the owner of Saint Leo a thriving restaurant in Oxford, MS. A 2017 James Beard Foundation “Best New Restaurant” semifinalist, Saint … Continue reading “Oxford Restaurant Invited to NYC”

Women in Politics

It can be disheartening to hear that Mississippi is one of two states that have never sent a woman to either the Senate or the House. The other is Vermont. Yet, it is encouraging to watch women, like State Treasurer Lynn Fitch, blaze trails in Mississippi politics. Still, more of Mississippi’s talented, well organized and … Continue reading “Women in Politics”

Use Social Media to Succeed in 2018

Let’s face it, reaching your New Year’s resolution alone can be daunting. Don’t go at it alone, use the power of social accountability to keep you on track. Registered dietitian, Constance Shelby, founder of Perfect Fit Nutrition stopped by the studio to talk nutrition and support for Mississippi women.

Stay Warm and Save Money

Don’t Drop the Ball on Energy Savings This New Year!  Even though warm temps are headed our way this weekend, you still want to be sure you’re taking every chance to save money at the meter! Mara Hartman with Entergy Mississippi stopped by the studio to talk tips to save you money on your electric … Continue reading “Stay Warm and Save Money”

STAN: Stop the Abuse Now

A short drive from the Square in Oxford leads to one of the most actively involved nonprofits in the area: Exchange Club Family Center. When you enter the building: A sign in the front lobby reads: “We work for the day child abuse no longer exists.” Fred Johnson, the director of the Exchange Club Family … Continue reading “STAN: Stop the Abuse Now”

Mississippi Bear Hunters

You may have heard the story of Robert Eager Bobo, before- the famous bear hunter from the Mississippi Delta, but there is more to the story.   Jim McCafferty, the author of The Bear Hunter: The Life and Times of Robert Eager Bobo in Canebrakes of the Old South, stopped by the studio to share … Continue reading “Mississippi Bear Hunters”

Mississippi’s NASA Hidden Figure

Recall the movie, Hidden Figures, 3 brilliant African- American women at NASA- served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history’s. But that isn’t the only remarkable achievement made by an African-American women at NASA Behind the NASA scenes there are countless people, keeping things together that never make the limelight- one … Continue reading “Mississippi’s NASA Hidden Figure”