Are we just in a crisis or is it an epidemic when it comes to opioids here in Mississippi? Mary Wieden had Michael Jordan with the State Opioid Treatment Authority on the program. Check out his thoughts on the problem along with possible solutions on the issue.
Let’s face it, reaching your New Year’s resolution alone can be daunting. Don’t go at it alone, use the power of social accountability to keep you on track. Registered dietitian, Constance Shelby, founder of Perfect Fit Nutrition stopped by the studio to talk nutrition and support for Mississippi women.
The news broke last week that Congressman Gregg Harper(District 3) will NOT be seeking re-election, and one man has jumped on the opportunity to seek election to the United States Congress, representing Mississippi. District Attorney Michael Guest decided shortly after hearing the news of Congressman Harper’s decision that he would throw his name in the … Continue reading “A Candidate for Mississippi’s Third Congressional District”
Don’t Drop the Ball on Energy Savings This New Year! Even though warm temps are headed our way this weekend, you still want to be sure you’re taking every chance to save money at the meter! Mara Hartman with Entergy Mississippi stopped by the studio to talk tips to save you money on your electric … Continue reading “Stay Warm and Save Money”
Congressman Gregg Harper announced yesterday that he would not be seeking re-election, and he sat down today with JT at Mississippi Blood Services to discuss what went into that decision. You’ll hear all about Congressman Harper’s time in Washington, and you’ll get to know more about his family. If you missed the conversation, you can … Continue reading “Harper Coming Home from Washington”
A short drive from the Square in Oxford leads to one of the most actively involved nonprofits in the area: Exchange Club Family Center. When you enter the building: A sign in the front lobby reads: “We work for the day child abuse no longer exists.” Fred Johnson, the director of the Exchange Club Family … Continue reading “STAN: Stop the Abuse Now”
This week, Dave talks with Brent Duguid (Assistant Dean of Career & Technical Education and MIBEST co-ordinator), Evenly Peavey (Adult Education Instructor) and Karen Gaudet (Director of Adult Education) from Co-Lin Community College about the adult education opportunities at Co-Lin, and how they impact potential economic growth in our area.
You may have heard the story of Robert Eager Bobo, before- the famous bear hunter from the Mississippi Delta, but there is more to the story. Jim McCafferty, the author of The Bear Hunter: The Life and Times of Robert Eager Bobo in Canebrakes of the Old South, stopped by the studio to share … Continue reading “Mississippi Bear Hunters”
Jay Houston, the Commander for the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, stopped by the studio to talk with JT about some of the ways criminals are targeting children online and what is being done to stop them. He also talks about how some of the online services based … Continue reading “Fighting Against Cyber Crimes Against Children”
Former state representative Chuck Espy was a longtime advocate of charter schools in the Legislature. Now as the newly elected Mayor of Clarksdale, Espy says he’s 100% against charters. The mayor says he is receiving numerous speaking invitations across the state from groups who want to hear his reasoning. That convoluted reasoning is that charters … Continue reading “Clarksdale Mayor changes position, says charter schools have a ‘stench’”
This week, Dave talks with Gay Mcelroy, who has taken the ACT Work Keys Assessment test, and gets a first-hand account of what it’s like to take the test.
This week, Dave talks with Rep. Becky Currie and Rep. Vince Mangold about economic development and the upcoming legislative session.