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.

Sid Salter Stops by the JT Show

Sid Salter, syndicated columnist and Chief Communications Officer/Director of the Office of Public Affairs at Mississippi State University, stopped by the JT show to discuss his thoughts on the scuttlebutt swirling around the upcoming elections, and he and JT couldn’t help but talk a little bit about Mississippi State athletics(especially the undefeated Lady Bulldogs)! If you … Continue reading “Sid Salter Stops by the JT Show”

Ryan “Birdman” Parrott Stops by the Studio

Former Navy SEAL Ryan “Birdman” Parrott is speaking tomorrow at the Roaring Lambs Ministries luncheon, and he made his way to the studio today to talk to JT about his experience serving with the Navy SEALs following the events of 9/11 and his work to better the lives of veterans and first responders after his … Continue reading “Ryan “Birdman” Parrott Stops by the Studio”

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”

The Mississippi Trucking Association on the JT Show

Hal Miller, the President of the Mississippi Trucking Association, stopped by the studio to discuss a variety of topics concerning truckers across the Magnolia State.  From how our state’s road and bridges affect their daily routines to how they are actively working to bring an end to sex trafficking, Mississippi’s truckers are an integral part … Continue reading “The Mississippi Trucking Association on the JT Show”

Jackson Water Crisis. Here is the Skinny…

Boil Water Notice after Boil Water Notice after Boil Water Notice.  With the next round of cold here, Is Jackson Ready?  Mary Wieden and You had Public Works Director Bob Miller on to give us the low down.  Listen to what he said.  

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”

Matt Steffy Makes JT Think and That is Dangerous

Matt Steffy, a Professor of Law at Mississippi College, joined the conversation to to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision regarding HB1523, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his guidance on legal marijuana(especially as it pertains to states’ rights), and even a little bit on National Concealed Carry reciprocity. If you missed the conversation, you can … Continue reading “Matt Steffy Makes JT Think and That is Dangerous”

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”

Reactions to the Governor’s State of the State

Republican Representative Cory Wilson and Democrat Senator David Blount took turns giving their take on Governor Phil Bryant’s State of the State speech last night. If you missed the conversations, you can find them below. Rep. Cory Wilson’s take on the State of the State Sen. David Blount’s thoughts on the State of the State