At the age of 55, Dan Henley picked up the banjo and taught himself how to play, like his grandfather once did. Today, you’ll find Dan and his wife traveling Mississippi, entertaining folks with their ole time music and good cheer. Dan even played a little jig for us on Good Things with Rebecca Turner.
One of Mississippi’s best natural (and delicious) resources is SEAFOOD! For the last 9 years Mississippi’s most talented chefs have been celebrated in an annual throwdown! Those named the Best Seafood Chef in Mississippi will earn a spot in the Great American Seafood Cookoff. Each of the 12 chefs bring their own style, perspective and flavor … Continue reading “Crab, corn and green tomato relish”
You might have heard the term “Stay-cation” – where a vacation is spent at home or nearby rather than traveling far and wide. Mississippi has plenty of hot spots for you and your family to travel to this summer. Craig Ray is the Director of Visit Mississippi, the Tourism office of the Mississippi Development Authority, … Continue reading “Plan a Mississippi Vacation”
Thursday, June 14th, 2018 Scheduled Guests You are going to hear from Mr. Craig Ray(Director of Tourism – Visit Mississippi) as he talks about some of the amazing ways you can have a “stay-cation” right here in the Magnolia State!
According to Mississippi’s State Department of Health reports, more than 700,000 Mississippi adults have high blood pressure (hypertension), and thousands more of you may be at risk. High blood pressure is considered a silent killer, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. The good news is it is preventable, and well managed … Continue reading “Mississippi and Hypertension”
Good Things with Rebecca Turner – Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 Scheduled Guests You are going to hear from Dr. Kristen Crawford as she breaks down what is happening to cause the recently recognized spike in hypertension diagnoses and what can be done to reverse the trend!
After spotting an eight foot rooster for sale, Sandy Childs Jones, commissioned her Facebook friends to rally together to purchase it as a joke. A month later, Sandy had raised enough money to bring the mammoth of rooster to her community. Roy the Rooster is now a integral part of downtown Corinth, Mississippi. Each June, on … Continue reading “Rooster Rally / Rooster Run”
June as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and it is the leading cause of blindness in the world. There are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected by cataracts, so it seems fitting that an entire month should be dedicated to … Continue reading “Cataract Awareness Month”
The Bacon Brothers is the musical duo of Michael Bacon and Kevin Bacon. Although they have played music together since they were boys, the brothers have been an official band since 1995. The Bacon Brothers made their Mississippi debut at Duling Hall in 2017. During their time in Jackson, Kevin Bacon was inspired to write … Continue reading “The Bacon Brothers”
We’re giving you DOUBLE the bacon on Tuesday’s Good Things with Rebecca Turner on SuperTalk Mississippi. Kevin and Michael Bacon, The Bacon Brothers, will be in studio to talk about their latest album and their tour… and maybe even some surprises. That’s Tuesday at 2pm on SuperTalk Mississippi. LISTEN LIVE
When Mitzi Galason thinks of her hometown in Mississippi, she thinks of its oak trees. Strong, durable, and the ability to provide a place to rest. Although she no longer lives in the Magnolia State she keeps the values close to heart and integrates them into her business, Oak River Company. Mitzi Galason joined Rebecca … Continue reading “Oak River Company”
Conor Ferguson grew up in Batesville, Mississippi always curious about tech. Following in his dad’s footsteps, Conor learned to build computers at the age of 6, and followed his dad’s company into the community, testing wireless internet connections. It wasn’t until he was an engineering student at Mississippi State that Conor created drones that could … Continue reading “Drones to Boost Rural Internet Access”