Mississippi Myra Mirrors

There is new technology coming out of Mississippi that shaking up the industry of software. You don’t have to go to Silicon Valley to find innovation. Oxford, Mississippi is currently the home to a company called Myra Mirrors that invented an operating system that enables people to interact with mirrors.  Sam Bertolet, the founder of Myra Mirrors, … Continue reading “Mississippi Myra Mirrors”

MSU’s First Astronaut Scholar

Mississippi State University’s awarded their first Astronaut Scholarship recipient, a senior civil engineering major Phong C. Ly of Brandon.  Receiving a $10,000 merit-based award from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, Ly is pursuing an environmental engineering concentration through MSU’s James Worth Bagley College of Engineering.  Phong joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to share in his experience … Continue reading “MSU’s First Astronaut Scholar”

Mississippi’s Rose Hill Cemetery

In 2010 a group of people came together under the leadership of Annie McKee, and with the endorsement of the Cemetery Caretaker, Walton Moore and formed “The Rose Hill  Company.” Together these people researched and prepared for months to present a historical picture of some of the individuals interred in Rose Hill Cemetery.  Annually,  the … Continue reading “Mississippi’s Rose Hill Cemetery”

Car Seat Safety Tips

Every year during the month of September, Safe Kids coalition members host events in Mississippi and across the country to help parents learn how to install and use their car seat correctly. These events are in celebration of National Child Passenger Safety Month. Listen to learn what you need to know about what Mississippi is doing … Continue reading “Car Seat Safety Tips”

Mississippi’s Extra Table

1:5 Mississippians battle hunger and/or food insecurity. Extra Table was created to help put a stop to hunger. By partnering with Sysco, Extra Table is delivering healthy and nutritious food to food pantries and soup kitchens at below wholesale prices each month. Martha Allen, the executive director of Extra Table, joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things … Continue reading “Mississippi’s Extra Table”

Miss Mississippi 2018

Miss Tupelo Asya Branch was crowned Miss Mississippi 2018. After wrapping up competing in Miss America, Asya stopped by Good Things to share with Rebecca Turner her platform and focus for the future. Listen to how Asya responds to Rebecca’s rapid-fire questions.

WEEK 5 – MS Farm Bureau Insurance Company Scoreboard Show

It’s week 5 of the high school football season here in Mississippi and it’s the week before regional play begins for most teams. Some of the big games tonight featured Brandon beating Northwest Rankin in 6A, defending 5A state champ West Point got back to their winning ways in a game against defending 4A state … Continue reading “WEEK 5 – MS Farm Bureau Insurance Company Scoreboard Show”

Leonardo da Vinci: Machines

Da Vinci’s Machines brings the innovations of Leonardo da Vinci to life. Featuring over 75 inventions reconstructed from his illustrations and writings, guests will encounter and test these amazing inventions, from flying machines and war weapons to diving gear and the self-propelled car. Da Vinci’s Machines is on exhibition at the Lauren Rogers Museum of … Continue reading “Leonardo da Vinci: Machines”

Sports-Related Injuries

If it’s fall in Mississippi, it’s the season for sports-related injuries. When athletes get hurt, there’s a fairly short list of common injuries that come into play. Chief among them: ankle sprains, muscle strains, concussions, shin splints and knee injuries such as anterior cruciate ligament tears and meniscal tears. Dr. Jim Hurt, assistant professor of orthopedic … Continue reading “Sports-Related Injuries”

STM Gameday: Mississippi State Leaves No Doubt in Dominating Kansas State 31-10

All week long on SportsTalk Mississippi, I kept a theme, and that was Mississippi State was going to easily beat Kansas State because the Bulldogs would be able to dominate the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.  That is exactly what came to pass at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday, as … Continue reading “STM Gameday: Mississippi State Leaves No Doubt in Dominating Kansas State 31-10”

Practice Report: Mississippi State Prepared for a Different Style of Offense Against Kansas State

Mississippi State put together a dominant performance on Saturday against Stephen F. Austin, but against a mediocre opponent, how good are the Bulldogs really? Coach Bob Shoop told the assembled media he expects Kansas State to provide a unique look against his team, similar to what a service academy might show. Kansas State runs a … Continue reading “Practice Report: Mississippi State Prepared for a Different Style of Offense Against Kansas State”