How Your AC Can Save You Money

Take one step outside and you will agree that it is hot and humid in Mississippi! But, before you go turning up the thermostat a few more notches, you’ll want to hear how you can save on your electric bill. Mara Hartman with Entergy Mississippi called into the studio to give top ways to save energy … Continue reading “How Your AC Can Save You Money”

Illustrating Your Imagination

Parents and grandparents make sweet memories reading to youngsters- and re-reading the same story over and over. But nothing can unlock a child’s imagination like reading, and part of that is because of the illustartions. A well illustrated story allows a child to create their own unique narrative and relationship with the characters. Chuck Galey, … Continue reading “Illustrating Your Imagination”

Finding old things and painting life back into them.

Every child spends time finger painting, drawing awkward stick figures, and freely cultivating a little creativity. I’d argue you and I both are  creative beings in our own right. But for some the talent just comes natural and the rest of us are in awe of their ability to take paint in a tube and … Continue reading “Finding old things and painting life back into them.”

$3.12 million to support 535 AmeriCorps members

Since 1994, more than 14,500 Mississippi residents have served as National Service members, providing over 29 million hours of service. The Mississippi (MS) Commission for Volunteer Service, the Governor-appointed state service commission, announced today that Mississippi has received $3.12 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency … Continue reading “$3.12 million to support 535 AmeriCorps members”

Celebrating June Dairy Month

June Dairy Month is a way to pay tribute to Mississippi’s hardworking dedicated dairy farm families.   This is the 80th year of honoring dairy farmers in the Southeast and the dairy foods they produce with the theme, Get More with Milk. Stephanie Yow with the Southeast Dairy Association stopped by the studio to talk dairy … Continue reading “Celebrating June Dairy Month”

How to judge Miss Mississippi

Mississippi is gearing up to crown a new Miss Mississippi this upcoming weekend, but the festivities have been going on all week. But, if you are not a past pageant competitor or have a family member or close friend of one, you might be confused about how they are judged and scored. No worries, Mike … Continue reading “How to judge Miss Mississippi”

100 Pound Mississippi Transformation

Mississippi, as you know, gets picked on for not being the fittest state. While it is fun to make jokes, being overweight can lead to serious health concerns, such as and increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Assuming that just because Mississippi ranks high on the obesity list, it’s residents are sitting … Continue reading “100 Pound Mississippi Transformation”

Grill Your Best Burger

Do you like to grill? Would you like to grill a better burger this summer? Then you’ll be glad to hear there are easy-to-implement tricks and tips that can wow your family and friends with mouthwatering burgers on any given weekend. Andy Chapman with Let’s Eat Y’all and the Mississippi List shared his grilling secrets. … Continue reading “Grill Your Best Burger”

Talking Pioneer Pilgrims and the Shiloh Community

The celebration of Mississippi turning 200 years-old reminds us that the counties, cities, and communities we now adore within our state lines, all had a beginning. What is now well mapped out areas we call home was once just uncharted territories quietly awaiting settlers to pitch a tent and mark their spot. That is exactly … Continue reading “Talking Pioneer Pilgrims and the Shiloh Community”

Coffee Time and Caffeine Talk

Since Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee per day(which is the equivalent to 146 billion cups each year making the U.S. the leading consumer of coffee), I bet you have a had a cup of Joe at some point today. Maybe you are enjoying a cup right now. Well, you can thank goats and … Continue reading “Coffee Time and Caffeine Talk”