Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley Joins the Conversation

Brandon Presley(MS Public Service Commissioner – Northern District) joins the conversation by phone to talk about implementing an easier way to reach out to the Suicide Prevention Hotline and to touch on some legislation that he is keeping an eye on as Committee Deadline day winds down. If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes(filling … Continue reading “Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley Joins the Conversation”

Mayor George Flaggs From the Nation’s Capital

Mayor George Flaggs(Mayor of Vicksburg) joins the conversation by phone from Washington D.C. to detail the work he’s getting done for Mississippi River communities while he is in the nation’s capital and the progress of their search for a new Corrections Commissioner. If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes(filling in for JT today), you … Continue reading “Mayor George Flaggs From the Nation’s Capital”

Chairman Bill Kincade Joins the Conversation on SuperTalk

Chairman Bill Kincade(Representative – Mississippi House District 52) stops by the SuperTalk studio to discuss some of the bills that have made their way through the Wildife Fisheries and Parks Committee. If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes(filling in for JT today), you can find it here – Chairman Bill Kincade Joins the Conversation … Continue reading “Chairman Bill Kincade Joins the Conversation on SuperTalk”

Three Mississippi State Players Nominated for CSpire Howell, Gillom Trophies

Mississippi State will look to sweep the awards for the third straight year Mississippi State is once again well represented for the awards given to the top basketball players in this state, as three Bulldogs will be in Jackson on March 9 when the 2020 CSpire Howell and Gillon Trophies are announced. Representing the men’s … Continue reading “Three Mississippi State Players Nominated for CSpire Howell, Gillom Trophies”

Lent: A season of surrender.

Lent is the 40-day period (not counting Sundays) that spans from Ash Wednesday to Easter. But do you know how it originated and why there is a focus on fasting? Brother Chris Lohrstorfer joined Rebecca Turner on The Metro to explain the historical and spiritual significance of the Lent season and how Christians and non-believers … Continue reading “Lent: A season of surrender.”

Pearl Lady Pirates looking to win back to back championship with once deployed coach back stateside

The Pearl Lady Pirates won their first basketball title since 1994 in 2019, defeating Terry in the MHSAA girls 6A state championship. Ending a 25-year championship drought was only part of their story. The 2019 Pearl Lady Pirates team won the gold ball while their head coach, Lacy Kennedy, was deployed in Kuwait. Fast forward … Continue reading “Pearl Lady Pirates looking to win back to back championship with once deployed coach back stateside”

JXN.MS Celebrates the City with Soul

Its time to start  highlight what’s good, what’s uplifting and what’s worth celebrating in the city of Jackson, Mississippi.  JXN.MS blog is your source for good news in Jackson. Be it the people, music, food, history or culture, there’s always something good to talk about in the City With Soul. My City Jxn.Ms is managed … Continue reading “JXN.MS Celebrates the City with Soul”

The Garden “Farm”acy in Mississippi

The Garden Farmacy is a 6-acre local, chemical-free farm in central Mississippi. Taylor Yowell, founded the farm with the mission to provide nutrient dense vegetables for you and your family, using sustainable and regenerative farming methods for growing food in Mississippi. Taylor joined Rebecca on The Metro to talk more about homesteads and how you … Continue reading “The Garden “Farm”acy in Mississippi”

Mississippi Magic Podcast – Legacy of Life

In the 1960’s most news coming out of Mississippi during those turbulent times, pertained to the Civil Rights struggle, but not all. This episode tells the story of other headlines that made worldwide news from a Mississippian that captivated the world.     SUBSCRIBE TO THE MISSISSIPPI MAGIC PODCAST FOR FREE: Apple Devices Spotify Stitcher … Continue reading “Mississippi Magic Podcast – Legacy of Life”

Prepping for back-to-school means protecting your kids from cancer, too.

Prepping for back-to-school means buying new supplies, clothes, and backpacks, but it’s also time to make sure your children are protected from cancer. This fall, the American Cancer Society (ACS) is reminding parents that making sure girls and boys ages 11-12 receive the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine should be part of the back-to-school routine. ACS … Continue reading “Prepping for back-to-school means protecting your kids from cancer, too.”

Marine Veteran Raises Money To Help Disabled Vets

Scott Burns of Tupelo has been raising money for veterans through his 7 Days for the Troops campaign for several years now. Burns, a veteran of the Marine Corps, has a unique approach to get attention for his fundraiser. For seven days, he camps out inside the Tupelo mall’s food court for 168 hours straight. … Continue reading “Marine Veteran Raises Money To Help Disabled Vets”

Getting fit with faith in mind in the Metro

Zavian Burns is a graduate of Mississippi State University (MSU) in Kinesiology in addition to being a certified personal trainer. She is on the move, literally, here in the Metro company providing the community more than just fitness. Temple Reconstruction is a mobile company that brings fitness and faith to your front door (or backyard). … Continue reading “Getting fit with faith in mind in the Metro”