Mississippi’s Bagpipe Band

Pipe Bands are a fun and exciting way for students to get a feel of the traditional Scottish bagpipe and drum band at Presbyterian Christian School in Hattiesburg Mississippi and the surrounding area. The band is the only high-school based pipe band in the state.   PCS Pipe Band Director, Mathew Beall, stopped by the Good Things … Continue reading “Mississippi’s Bagpipe Band”

Ryno’s “Aluminum Overcast” Flight

I had the opportunity to touch a piece of history, and unexpectedly, history seemed to reach through the years and touch me in ways a history class or Hollywood movie never could. When I loaded up in one of the final dozen or so B-17 Bombers still capable of flying, I was allowed to explore … Continue reading “Ryno’s “Aluminum Overcast” Flight”

Ditch the Dentist Dread with Laser Technology

Carter Sledge Family Dentistry isn’t your typical dentist office. Understanding that family comes first, and the dentist shouldn’t be scary, they have created a safe and comfortable environment for patients of all ages. Dr. Carter and Dr. Sledge stopped by the studio to talk about the latest technology like the Solea Laser and the CEREC Crown … Continue reading “Ditch the Dentist Dread with Laser Technology”

Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, yet there is still types of the disease that hasn’t gain enough awareness. Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC): a rare and very aggressive disease in which cancer cells block lymph vessels in the skin of the breast. This type of breast cancer is called “inflammatory” because the breast often looks swollen … Continue reading “Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)”

Belhaven Offers New Doctoral Program

Belhaven University has reached another historic milestone in Christian higher education and will now offer its first doctoral degree. “This is an exciting time in the academic life of Belhaven University,” said Dr. David Hand, dean of Belhaven’s School of Education. “The new doctoral program places the University at an entirely new level and status … Continue reading “Belhaven Offers New Doctoral Program”

Bare Knuckle Fighting in Mississippi

Brother Rodgers with Mississippi Department of Archive and History is a wealth of wonderful information from the annals of Mississippi history. Brothers stopped by the SuperTalk studios for Good Things and talked  about the last bare knuckle championship boxing match taking place outside of Hattiesburg in 1889. Listen to this fascinating 10 minute story here: … Continue reading “Bare Knuckle Fighting in Mississippi”

Purple for Peace in Mississippi

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Mississippi’s Coalition Against Domestic Violence is hosting it’s 8th annual Purple for Peace luncheon which promotes family violence prevention in recognition of domestic violence. Executive Director, Wendy Mahoney, stopped by Good Things to tell us more and share a video of red flags and first steps. Watch and … Continue reading “Purple for Peace in Mississippi”

USM Teaching 3D Printing to Teachers

Can you wrap your head around what a 3D printer, desktop CNC milling machine, laser cutter, vinyl and paper cutter can do? Pine Belt residents may not know what all these devices can do, but they can soon find out because Southern Miss is making them available to the public and now to teachers! Dr. … Continue reading “USM Teaching 3D Printing to Teachers”

Blessed are the Peacemakers 5K

The Wives of Warriors (WOW) will be hosting the 3rd Annual 5k honoring All Fallen Officers and also All Law Enforcement heroes that currently serve. Special Thanks to the Tupelo Running Club for directing and assisting with the race. W.O.W. is a group of ladies that share a common thread: we are proud, we are … Continue reading “Blessed are the Peacemakers 5K”

When women walk, things change!

Every year, GirlTrek, the largest national public health nonprofit and movement for Black women and girls, hosts an annual walking competition for Black churches across the country. The 9-day Prayer Trek takes place October 1-9 and is open to all denominations. “The Black church has always been a pillar of social justice on the front-lines … Continue reading “When women walk, things change!”

Rebel Time Capsule Revealed

Rumors of a time capsule at the Ole Miss cornerstone swirled throughout the campus as graduating classes came and went. Finally, in August of 2017, the once sealed in time capsuled was revealed. After a ceremony, the cornerstone and capsule were placed Nov. 11, 1978, and the capsule contained items symbolizing that day. Bradley Baker, … Continue reading “Rebel Time Capsule Revealed”

Mississippi Early Childhood Education Success

As the saying goes, “start them young, and they will have roots.” That is certainly true for education. A solid foundation can make all the difference as a child moves through grade school and beyond. Mississippi ranked top in the country for early childhood education, being 1 of only 5 states to meet all 10 … Continue reading “Mississippi Early Childhood Education Success”