Empower Mississippi is reimagining education

Recently, Empower Mississippi released Unleash Mississippi, a new white paper with policy recommendations for reimagining education and work in a post-coronavirus world. On Tuesday morning, the president of Empower, Grant Callen, joined The Gallo Show to talk about the education portion of Unleash Mississippi. “Any time you have a big industry, change is hard,” Callen … Continue reading “Empower Mississippi is reimagining education”

Thunder & Lightning: What Will Mississippi State’s 2021 on the Diamond Look Like?

We should be discussing the teams headed to Starkville for regional play and Mississippi State’s path back to the College World Series, but it will a full year before that conversation can be had. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look ahead to Memorial Day 2021 and ask where the Diamond Dawgs will be when that … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: What Will Mississippi State’s 2021 on the Diamond Look Like?”

Mississippi Warriors: one door closes, another one opens

Trung Nguyen knew he wanted to serve in the military on September 11, 2001. The first-generation American was sitting in class in Jackson County when the news of the terrorist attacks on both the twin towers at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were announced. No one in the class said a word until … Continue reading “Mississippi Warriors: one door closes, another one opens”

Mississippi Warriors: learning to fly atop a tree

If you’ve ever spent any time in the Mississippi Delta, you have seen a crop duster flying so close to the ground that the scene makes you think a crash is inevitable. It takes some serious talent to be able to fly one of those single-seater planes at a speed of 180 miles per hour … Continue reading “Mississippi Warriors: learning to fly atop a tree”

Mississippi Warriors: inspired by 9/11

  Way before becoming the director of the Mississippi Justice Institute, Aaron Rice was a high school kid going through his morning routine when a group of 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes. Within two hours, 3,000 people would be dead and another 25,000 would be injured. 9/11 … Continue reading “Mississippi Warriors: inspired by 9/11”

Thunder & Lightning: Jarrian Jones and Why The Egg Bowl Rivalry Will Never Cool Off

One side will call him a hero, the other side will label him a villain, but all Jarrian Jones did by transferring from Mississippi State to Ole Miss is prove a point. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman examine his decision and why it shows any hope for a kinder, gentler Egg Bowl is foolish optimism. … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Jarrian Jones and Why The Egg Bowl Rivalry Will Never Cool Off”

Dr. Sung joins The Gallo Show to raise awareness for Huntington’s disease

May is Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month, and Dr. Victor Sung, who is the director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) Huntington’s Disease Clinic, joined The Gallo Show today to talk about the seriousness of the disease. “Currently, there is no cure, but we understand a lot about the disease because of the genetics,” … Continue reading “Dr. Sung joins The Gallo Show to raise awareness for Huntington’s disease”

Flaggs thinks Cain is the “ideal” hire for MDOC

Recently, Governor Tate Reeves introduced Burl Cain as the new commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs was the chairman of the search committee that was in charge of finding a replacement for Pelicia Hall, who stepped down in January amid a swell of gang violence and murders within the … Continue reading “Flaggs thinks Cain is the “ideal” hire for MDOC”

Mississippi reporter investigates ‘Tiger King’ mystery

Where is Don Lewis? That is the question that people around the world—including Jerry Mitchell—have been asking ever since the popular series Tiger King hit the screen. The longtime investigative journalist from Mississippi was watching episode three of the Netflix show when he decided to delve into the unsolved disappearance of Carole Baskin’s multimillionaire husband, … Continue reading “Mississippi reporter investigates ‘Tiger King’ mystery”