St. John: restaurants can’t afford another shutdown

As restaurants across the nation continue to try and adapt to the ever-changing COVID-19 mandates, Mississippi restaurateur and author Robert St. John made an appearance on today’s episode of The Gallo Show to talk about the current mindset of restaurant owners. “Another shutdown, that would really do [restaurants] in,” St. John said. Check out what … Continue reading “St. John: restaurants can’t afford another shutdown”

MDE superintendent discusses the idea of returning to in-person classes

Last week, the first school district in Mississippi returned to in-person classes, and that district is already seeing positive COVID-19 cases from some students. Dr. Carey Wright, who serves as the superintendent for the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), joined The Gallo Show to talk about the question that’s on everyone’s mind—should students be returning … Continue reading “MDE superintendent discusses the idea of returning to in-person classes”

Neil Woodall: a story of redemption

With the crazy, crazy world we are currently living in, it’s very important to take a few moments for the good things in life, and we have a good story right here for you! The story of Neil Woodall, Jr. is one of finding redemption and peace. After Woodall was shot by his father in … Continue reading “Neil Woodall: a story of redemption”

Speaker Gunn addresses incomplete FY2021 budget

There are some major budget concerns for fiscal year 2021 due to two separate elements: (1) Governor Tate Reeves decided to veto the education portion of the budget a few weeks ago, and (2) The legislature left Jackson without providing a budget for the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. Representative Phillip Gun took a few … Continue reading “Speaker Gunn addresses incomplete FY2021 budget”

The namesake himself appears on The JT Show

In case you missed it earlier today, the namesake of The JT Show, JT Williamson, made a three-segment appearance on the show. From the medical marijuana measures going on the November ballot to the mysterious seeds coming in from China to a swift update on his health, JT talks about it all in this one, and … Continue reading “The namesake himself appears on The JT Show”

Deuce McAllister talks NFL, SEC on SportsTalk

Yesterday afternoon, former NFL Pro-Bowler Deuce McAllister joined SportsTalk Mississippi to talk about what the upcoming NFL season will look like as teams prepare for training camp. McAllister, who was an All-American at the University of Mississippi prior to his 8-year professional career, also puts himself in the shoes of current SEC players getting ready for a … Continue reading “Deuce McAllister talks NFL, SEC on SportsTalk”

MCCB’s Steve Martin discusses the goal to have a juco football season in Mississippi

At one point, it looked as if there would be no community college football season in Mississippi this year, but now, it looks as if there is still a chance as the MACJC’s presidents recently voted to continuously evaluate the situation and plan to kick off the season in October. Steve Martin, who serves as … Continue reading “MCCB’s Steve Martin discusses the goal to have a juco football season in Mississippi”

Perry of the State Health Board looks to keep medical marijuana illegal

Jim Perry of the State Board of Health made an appearance on today’s episode of The Gallo Show to talk about why the medicinal use of marijuana in Mississippi should stay illegal. “According to the surgeon general and many others, there is no such thing as medical marijuana,” Perry said. “There is marijuana, and there … Continue reading “Perry of the State Health Board looks to keep medical marijuana illegal”

NBA expert Rob Fischer talks NBA reboot

The wait is over! The NBA will be resuming its 2019-2020 season tomorrow, July 30, after a four and a half month involuntary hiatus induced by the coronavirus pandemic. With the Pelicans and Jazz set to tip off at 5:30 CST  followed by the Lakers and Clippers at 8:00 CST, Rob Fischer, who works as … Continue reading “NBA expert Rob Fischer talks NBA reboot”

Sally Doty discusses $65 million going to co-ops

Yesterday,  Staff Director of the Public Utilities Staff Sally Doty announced that 15 Mississippi co-ops will receive funding through the $65 million grant program established by the “COVID-19 Connectivity Act.” Doty, a former Senator who worked on the bill, joined today’s episode of The JT Show to explain the ins and outs of the grant program, including … Continue reading “Sally Doty discusses $65 million going to co-ops”

Mayor Berry discusses the D’Lo Waterpark and being a star in ‘Small Town, Big Mayor’

(Photo Courtesy of UPtv’s Small Town, Big Mayor) D’Lo Mayor John Henry Berry, who you may know better from the TV show Small Town, Big Mayor, has had to cancel some filming with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) due to COVID-19. In the time being, Berry has been making sure D’Lo’s locally famous waterpark, which … Continue reading “Mayor Berry discusses the D’Lo Waterpark and being a star in ‘Small Town, Big Mayor’”