Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Women Get The Seed They Deserved

There may never have been as much parity in women’s college basketball as there is this season, with there being at least seven realistic contenders for the national championship. Mississippi State is very much in that elite group, and on Monday, the NCAA Tournament committee rewarded the Bulldogs with a well deserved number one seed. … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Women Get The Seed They Deserved”

Can your high schooler code under pressure?

The 5th C Spire Coding Challenge is getting underway this week in Mississippi. Approximately, 130 students from 33 schools in 24 different counties will come with no prep information beforehand.¬†Each year, the challenge is kept secret until the day of competition. Teams work with a C Spire mentor to flex their critical thinking and problem-solving … Continue reading “Can your high schooler code under pressure?”

How Do You Have a “Town Hall” with Nobody From the Town Allowed?

Shad White(Mississippi State Auditor) stops by the studio to discuss his newborn baby girl and to talk about Senator Elizabeth Warren’s “Town Hall” in Jackson tonight – which is invite only and will allow the bare minimum number of locals to attend. If you missed Auditor White’s conversation with JT on this and much more, … Continue reading “How Do You Have a “Town Hall” with Nobody From the Town Allowed?”

Fighting for Underage Victims of Sex Trafficking

Sandy Middleton(Executive Director – The Center for Violence Prevention), Nick Brown(Hinds Co Sheriff Investigator), Chief Dean Scott(Chief of Police – Pearl) stopped by the studio to discuss the work being done to protect underage victims of sex trafficking. If you missed their conversation with JT, you can find it here –

The “Secret” Coast? Coastal Mississippi unveils new tourism campaign

Is the Mississippi Gulf Coast the best kept secret of the tourism world? The Coastal Mississippi Board of Commissioners says yes – and unveiled a new ad campaign. Coastal Mississippi is also the new name of the organization formerly known as Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast and is “charged with promoting South Mississippi as a tourism … Continue reading “The “Secret” Coast? Coastal Mississippi unveils new tourism campaign”

Survey: March Madness boosts employee morale

Have you filled out your bracket yet? More than 70 million Americans are expected to fill out a bracket for the NCAA Tournament, competing for money or just bragging rights with friends and co-workers. But is filling out a bracket and following the “March Madness” bad for business? It can actually boost employee morale, according … Continue reading “Survey: March Madness boosts employee morale”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Makes Its Return to the NCAA Tournament

It’s been nearly a decade since Mississippi State punched a ticket to the Big Dance, a drought that came to an end on Sunday, as the Bulldogs were once again part of the field of 64. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at the first weekend, plus a huge series win for the … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Makes Its Return to the NCAA Tournament”

Ole Miss defied odds en route to earning NCAA Tournament berth

Just 363 days ago, Kermit Davis walked into the team meeting room at the Tuohy Center at his new job and addressed his team for the first time.¬† It was a demoralized group that had just lost 13 of its last 14 games. Andy Kennedy was relived of his duties, substantial roster attrition was anticipated … Continue reading “Ole Miss defied odds en route to earning NCAA Tournament berth”

Mississippi State Heads West for the First Round of the NCAA Tournament

It may be the East Regional, but Mississippi State will make their long awaited return to the NCAA Tournament on the West Coast, as the Bulldogs have earned a five seed, and will take on Liberty on Friday in San Jose, CA. Mississippi State was in the first group of teams announced, matched up with … Continue reading “Mississippi State Heads West for the First Round of the NCAA Tournament”