Agriculture is the number 1 industry in Mississippi, and it is finding it’s way into the classrooms in unique ways. Todd Willis is a 3rd grade teacher at Pleasant Hill Elementary in Olive Branch, Mississippi interweaving horticulture and agriculture into every learning lessons. Todd’s agriculture based elementary curriculum is part of an exchange of ideas … Continue reading “DeSoto County Teacher Brings the Farm to the Classroom”
It is estimated that about 36,000 Mississippians are affected by epilepsy. In addition, close to 1 in 10 Americans will experience a seizure in their lifetime. Tres Townsend the director of the MS Epilepsy Foundation and Elizabeth Thompson a dynamic teenager living her best life with epilepsy, joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to raise … Continue reading “Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi”
The sport of weightlifting is growing in Mississippi by leaps and bounds. More than ever, everyday people are learning the benefits of strength training for their health, and as a competitive adventure at any age. However, there are still misconceptions about strength training that keep many Mississippians from adding to their fitness routines. Tyler Smith … Continue reading “Mississippi Barbell”
If you think virtual reality is way off in the future, you’d be wrong. Mississippi based businesses are already utilizing the technology of virtual reality to train, teach, and entertain. You’ll be fascinated to hear about the projects and potential surrounding virtual reality in our state.
The Great Flood of 1927 left a lasting impact on the Mississippi Delta and the nation. It was the most destructive river flood in the history of the United States, affecting 27,000 square miles. It spurred the federal government to build the world’s longest system of levees and floodways. The Great Flood of 1927 is the … Continue reading “Hell in High Water”
Living life in the fast lane doesn’t always leave time to put ‘from scratch’ meals on the dinner table. Karen Kurr understands that demands of being a working family, but desiring to serve your family quality foods, within a reasonable amount of time. That is why she became the owner and founder of No Time … Continue reading “Do you have no time to cook?”
In downtown Belmont, Mississippi you find the Historic Belmont Hotel, built in 1924 and is located six miles from the Natchez Trace Parkway. Belmont Hotel has been restored, but it has also never closed for business, operating as a hotel for over nine decades. Listen and learn about the hotel’s unique beginning, Civil War connections, … Continue reading “Belmont Historic Hotel”
Make-A-Wish Mississippi Wish Kid – Kaydence – got her Acting Debut on ABC’s The Rookie in December 2018. Kaydence, a 13-year-old with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, had a wish to someday be an actress. Her wish came true in a big way when she traveled with her family from Meridian, Miss. to Glendale, Calif. to guest star … Continue reading “Make-A-Wish Mississippi Wish Kid – Kaydence”
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to talk about his visit to Mississippi. Dr. Carson came to the state to visit several ‘Opportunity Zones’ which were recently designated by the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service. You can read the official news story on … Continue reading “HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson on Good Things”
Chef Nick Wallace of Nick Wallace Culinary joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to talk food, business, and tattoos! You never know what you will hear when you tune in weekdays from 2-3pm on SuperTalk Mississippi.
Chef Andre Rush – also known as “Tiny”- is a native of Columbus, Mississippi and up to some Good Things. Listen as Chef Rush shares with Rebecca Turner on Good Things why he made the decision to go into the military and what the number 2,222 means to him. Not to mention, he shares a … Continue reading “Mississippi Native Chef Andre Rush”
Mississippi Industries for the Blind (MIB) is a leading employer of Mississippians who are blind. MIB offers employment opportunities at all levels of the organization, from direct labor manufacturing jobs to service jobs like document imaging to management staff positions. Executive Director, Mike Chew stopped by Good Things with Rebecca Turner to share more. LISTEN … Continue reading “Mississippi Industries for the Blind”