Ag Commissioner discusses extension of Mississippi State Fair

The Mississippi State Fair was supposed to wrap up this past weekend, however, Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson decided to extend the event due to Hurricane Delta. On Monday, Gipson announced the extension of the fair through a Facebook post, and on Thursday morning, he joined The Gallo Show to talk about what all the weekend … Continue reading “Ag Commissioner discusses extension of Mississippi State Fair”

Dobbs: Mississippi is heading into “fall surge”

As COVID-19 numbers continue to increase in Mississippi, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs took a few minutes out of his Thursday morning to join Paul on The Gallo Show. According to Dobbs, we are, in fact, heading into a “fall surge” of the coronavirus as the numbers currently show increases in cases, deaths, and … Continue reading “Dobbs: Mississippi is heading into “fall surge””

Rep. Guest: Elections could result in 50-50 Senate

As election day is quickly nearing, U.S. Congressman Michael Guest joined Wednesday’s episode of The Gallo Show to talk about what the Senate could look like come January of 2021. “We’re really paying a lot of attention to the Senate races,” Guest said. “It’s very likely we could have a 50-50 Senate.” To hear more … Continue reading “Rep. Guest: Elections could result in 50-50 Senate”

Brooke Tilghman, wife of ‘The Voice’ winner, joins Good Things

As blind auditions for season 19 of The Voice are currently underway, we can’t forget about last season’s winner and Mississippi pastor, Todd Tilghman. Immediately following his victory in May, Todd went on Facebook to thank his family and friends for their continuous support, so today, Rebecca Turner welcomed his wife, Brooke, on to Good … Continue reading “Brooke Tilghman, wife of ‘The Voice’ winner, joins Good Things”

Dr. Jennifer Bryan of the MSMA talks COVID-19

Following the recent expiration of the statewide mask mandate, Governor Tate Reeves announced additional COVID-19 measures on Monday afternoon. A new executive order places a 10 percent capacity requirement on healthcare facilities across the state, plus he placed nine counties—Chickasaw, Claiborne, DeSoto, Forrest, Itawamba, Jackson, Lamar, Lee, and Neshoba—under additional guidelines limiting social gatherings and … Continue reading “Dr. Jennifer Bryan of the MSMA talks COVID-19”

JT’s first time back in the studio since January

Today was the first time J.T. Williamson, longtime host of The JT Show, returned to the studio in almost nine months. Back in January, Williamson began cancer treatment, and according to him, “God saved me and performed a miracle on me, so I can tell the story that miracles still happen.” While he still has … Continue reading “JT’s first time back in the studio since January”

Children’s of Mississippi $180 million tower to open in November

(Photo Courtesy of UMMC) The University of Mississippi Medical Center is two weeks away from officially opening its seven-story pediatric hospital expansion. The Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower of Children’s of Mississippi, which doubles the square-footage of UMMC’s current pediatric hospital space, will open its doors at the beginning of November. According to UMMC Chair … Continue reading “Children’s of Mississippi $180 million tower to open in November”

Stennis Space Center instrumental in future of space exploration

By 2024, NASA plans to have landed the first female astronaut on the moon but not without a little help from Mississippi. Announced at the tail end of September, the Artemis program, which includes Phase 1 plans to land the first woman on the surface of the Moon, is intended to create “scientific discovery, economic … Continue reading “Stennis Space Center instrumental in future of space exploration”

Canopy CEO discusses how to handle stress

Have you ever heard of Election Stress Syndrome? According to Canopy CEO John Damon, it’s not a real psychiatric disorder, however, “the election stress is real, and it is certainly causing disorders in our lives” as we head into a big election day in Mississippi – one that features everything from the presidential race to … Continue reading “Canopy CEO discusses how to handle stress”

Gov. Reeves opens up on decision to appeal ruling on partial vetoes

Recently, Hinds County Chancery Court Judge Tiffany Grove ruled Governor Tate Reeves’ partial vetoes over two budget bills to be unconstitutional, and in response, Reeves has appealed Grove’s verdict to the Mississippi Supreme Court. On Wednesday morning, the first-term governor, in the latest episode of the ongoing saga between Reeves and the state legislature, opened up … Continue reading “Gov. Reeves opens up on decision to appeal ruling on partial vetoes”

2020 Census to end on Friday, October 16

It’s been a back-and-forth battle between the federal courts and the U.S. Census Bureau on when exactly the 2020 Census deadline would be, but after a Tuesday ruling from the Supreme Court, it seems as if the deadline will now be this upcoming Friday, October 16 at 4:59 a.m. CST.  “We’re still sputtering to try … Continue reading “2020 Census to end on Friday, October 16”

Mississippian’s protective face shields make it to NFL

If you’ve tuned in to any NFL game this season, you’ve probably seen the anti-fogging face-shields worn by many coaches—most notoriously Andy Reid—however, I bet you didn’t know a Mississippian invented the product. Kyoung Lee, who lives and works in Brandon, came up with the idea, which is now widely known as Sunnie USA face shields, as … Continue reading “Mississippian’s protective face shields make it to NFL”