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”

Students get the “EDGE” with a new pilot

The EDGE pilot program is a partnership with the Mississippi Department of Human Services and five community colleges across the state, including JCJC. Michael  Yarbrough SNAP E&T Pilot Project Director Jones County Junior College Advanced Technology Center joined us in studio to tell us about this exciting program.   

Perspective is Everything

Mr. Antonio Wright is the CEO and Founder of MACE, a Rollin Tigers member, author of “From A Label To A Brand,” renowned public speaker, and youth mentor. Coach Wright firmly believes that, “Tough Times Don’t Last Long, Tough People Do.”  And, Mr. Wright is one tough cookie! It was a sheer pleasure to have him in … Continue reading “Perspective is Everything”

Charleston’s Library Needs Book

Libraries are still an important piece of the education system for children. No where else in school can kids walk into a room and walk out with endless things to learn about.  But for libraries to have an impact- they need BOOKS! Duh– Charleston High School’s librarian, Mandy Ross Britt, is on a mission to … Continue reading “Charleston’s Library Needs Book”

Buffalo in Mississippi

Lions and Tigers and Bears- Oh My! Is usually what you think about when you want to visit a zoo. When you visit the Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo, add to the list Buffalo, Bison and Yak. The Tupelo Buffalo Park & Zoo is home to over 260 animals. Take a guided tour where you … Continue reading “Buffalo in Mississippi”

Comedy Scene in Mississippi

You might not realize that there is an active stand-up comedy scene in Mississippi. It got the attention of the most profitable comedian on the planet, Kevin Hart. Kevin Hart and his team from the “Hart of the City” tv series came to Mississippi to seek out talent for the upcoming season. Ben Compton, a … Continue reading “Comedy Scene in Mississippi”

Mississippi Leading in Telehealth

If the average Mississippian lives 27 miles from a grocery store, you can only imagine what the average mileage is to the nearest doctor, especially a specialist.  Technology is helping bridge that gap between patients and health care in Mississippi.   Michael Adcock the Executive Director of the Center for Telehealth with the University of … Continue reading “Mississippi Leading in Telehealth”

Mississippi’s Queen of Tailgating

Whether you wrap in Maroon and White, sing Hotty Toddy Gosh-Almighty, chant SMTTT, or sing Old Rocky Top (that was for my husband) – you can agree one of the best aspects of Mississippi football is the tailgating! The queen of Ole Miss tailgating stopped by the studio today, Jane Taylor Foster with the Zebra … Continue reading “Mississippi’s Queen of Tailgating”

Lions of Mississippi Celebrating Centennial

You probably have heard of the Lions Club of Mississippi but you might not realize all the Good Things they are doing! Lions of Mississippi helps those in need of glasses, eye exams, hearing test, hearing aids, Disaster response and more within 120 communities throughout our state.   Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems … Continue reading “Lions of Mississippi Celebrating Centennial”

Mississippi Youth Taking on Tobacco

The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi has selected fifteen high school students from across the state to serve on the Generation FREE Youth Advisory Board. Generation FREE Youth Advisory Board members assist with the planning and coordination of academies and conferences as well as other events that reach thousands of middle and high school students … Continue reading “Mississippi Youth Taking on Tobacco”

Mississippians Renovating Tabletop Games

Chances are you grew up playing board games before you ever picked up a controller. You read the instructions, sat with a group of family and friends, and fought to the death over a silly roll of the dice, or luck of the draw. You might think that board games are a thing of the … Continue reading “Mississippians Renovating Tabletop Games”