A Colorful Cast of Characters

The cast of UPtv’s hit show “Small Town, Big Mayor” stopped by the studio to chat with Rebecca Turner about all the Good Things going on in D’Lo. Covering everything from Mayor John Henry Berry’s 95-point plan to improve D’LO to the new disc-golf course at the D’Lo Water Park, the colorful cast of a … Continue reading “A Colorful Cast of Characters”

Rebecca Turner’s Farmer’s Market Fresh Salsa Recipe

Rebecca Turner and Ryno agree. There isn’t much better to go with a cold beer than some good salsa. Rebecca shared her favorite fresh salsa recipe today on Good Things, and just in case you weren’t able to write it down, you can find it right here! Farmer’s Market Fresh Salsa  Ingredients: 4 ripe tomatoes, … Continue reading “Rebecca Turner’s Farmer’s Market Fresh Salsa Recipe”

OHS Day 24: Actually, yes you can! (Ryno & Dawn)

Positive Mental Attitude. This isn’t just a slogan for cheerleaders, it’s something Ryno and I found HELP when we’re struggling through a workout. Your brain gives up long before your body does. Sometimes you just have to say: “Here’s what I can do…”

Mississippi’s First Lady Brought us Cookies!

Mississippi’s First Lady, Deborah Bryant, stopped by the studio today to join Rebecca Turner and in typical Southern fashion, the two women exchanged food with their greetings. Rebecca gifted the First Lady a bag of her Granny Smith’s secret recipe “Nuts and Bolts”, and Mrs. Bryant brought special Mississippi Sugar Cookies straight from the kitchen … Continue reading “Mississippi’s First Lady Brought us Cookies!”

OHS Day 23: Bench Press and a Heavy Bag is SO MUCH FUN!(Ryno)

I have enjoyed several of Coach Kilgore’s workouts throughout the 6 weeks or so of Boot Camp that I’ve been through, so far, and I’m continually surprised by what Coach will throw at me. Today I got a double dose of fun. First off, I “graduated” to the Bench Press, which is something I’ve always … Continue reading “OHS Day 23: Bench Press and a Heavy Bag is SO MUCH FUN!(Ryno)”

OHS Day 23: Walk it out (Dawn)

Sometimes when you push yourself harder, and are reaching for a new goal – your body says “Nope. We’re done for the day.” This happened during hill repeats during Day 23 of Operation Healthy State when my calf muscle seized up on me and refused to move. Apparently, my left leg decided to go on … Continue reading “OHS Day 23: Walk it out (Dawn)”

The Bacon Brothers on Good Things!

If you’re unfamiliar with Michael Bacon or his band “The Bacon Brothers”, you might not be that unusual, but if you haven’t heard of the other half of the brother/band team, Kevin Bacon, you must’ve been living under a rock for the last 30 years. Michael and Kevin Bacon front the Bacon Brothers and have … Continue reading “The Bacon Brothers on Good Things!”

Ole Miss responds to NCAA allegations

The University of Mississippi released a 124-page response to the Notice of Allegations against them by the NCAA, that came out earlier this year. The response says “the University has conducted an exhaustive and thoughtful examination of the evidence” which includes meticulously going over every allegation and providing a response. The University points out it is … Continue reading “Ole Miss responds to NCAA allegations”

D-Day Changed the World 73 Years Ago Today

The Allied forces invaded the beaches of Normandy on June 6th, 1944, 73 years ago today. The brave men that climbed down cargo nets into landing craft under the cover of darkness tell stories about how some where unworried. They’d been told the Navy and Army Air Corps were going to bombard the beach, clearing … Continue reading “D-Day Changed the World 73 Years Ago Today”

OHS Day 22: Challenge yourself (Dawn & Coach Kilgore)

When you start a new fitness journey and you’re all gung-ho – it’s easy to get yourself to the gym, or out on the trail. But there will come a time when you get bored, or you’re just not feeling it. That’s when you have to remind yourself of where you started and how far … Continue reading “OHS Day 22: Challenge yourself (Dawn & Coach Kilgore)”

OHS Day 22: Being a Little Distracted Helps(a little)(Ryno)

Today was an even busier day than usual for Ryno, and he was almost running late getting to Boot Camp this afternoon, because he just had so much to get done at the office. Instead of letting work be an excuse, it became a bit of a distraction. If you have someone you are working … Continue reading “OHS Day 22: Being a Little Distracted Helps(a little)(Ryno)”

The Sweet Potato Queen!

The Sweet Potato Queen, Jill Conner Browne, stopped by the studio to let Rebecca Turner in on what it means to be a Sweet Potato Queen. She covered everything from the origin of the Sweet Potato Queens to what it entails when you take part in the St. Paddy’s Day Parade with the Sweet Potato … Continue reading “The Sweet Potato Queen!”