Alicon Johnson, the mother of Tanner – a Make-a-Wish kid, stopped by the studio to tell Tanner’s story and to share how Make-a-Wish helped Tanner get a service dog that helps him and his family in ways they couldn’t begin to imagine! If you missed the conversation, you can find it here. To learn more … Continue reading “Tanner’s Wish”
From dog fighting to the lottery, listen as Senator Bob Dearing joins Mary Wieden and You for a conversation about what is impacting the metro.
Governor Bryant returned to Mississippi late last night from the historic infrastructure meeting with the President at the White House. Another notable participant, sitting directly on Trump’s left, was Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs. The audio is from Gov Bryant revealing his suggestion on addressing the roads and bridges issue in our state. He made news … Continue reading “Governor’s plan to fix Mississippi roads”
Meridian School District has gotten the chance to dance, shake and shimmy to better education. As you can imagine, this isn’t your typical teaching method, but it’s working. Julie White, an Associate Professor and K12 LIcensure Supervisor at USM- Creator of Wiggle Genius joined the conversation to tell us more. Listen to all Good … Continue reading “Dance Enhances Classroom Learning”
Friday afternoon brought shocking news from the MDWFP as the 1st confirmed case of Chronic Wasting Disease was announced in the Magnolia State. In a special edition of Mississippi Outdoors on the JT Show brought to you by the MWFP, JT spends half of the show today discussing the discovery of CWD, the plan being … Continue reading “Confirmed Case of CWD in Mississippi”
This week, Dave talks with Doug Hoy, Public Affairs Manager for Georgia Pacific, about the effect on the local economy from having a massive employer located in Southwest Mississippi, and what they think is important when looking for employees.
February is Black History Month making it the perfect opportunity to highlight those that helped birth the blues and make a culture change here in Mississippi. Check out the events scattered throughout the month of February at the Grammy Museum Mississippi. To hear more Good Things go to ON DEMAND. Collier Linton was a … Continue reading “Grammy Museum Mississippi Events”
Sid Salter, the Chief Communications Officer at MS State University, and Chairman Andy Gipson, Chairman of Judiciary B and Co-author of HB1083, both joined the conversation during the JT Show today to give their opinions on the carrying of concealed weapons, by holders of enhanced concealed carry licensees, into sporting events on college campuses. Sid … Continue reading “HB1083 – Both Sides”
The SEC sent a letter to both Ole Miss and Mississippi State regarding what could happen if Mississippi HB1083 is passed and signed into law. Regardless of your stance on the law itself, the SEC implied some heavy repercussions if it passes. Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork and MSU athletics director John Cohen joined … Continue reading “Discussing the implications of HB1083 with Ross Bjork, John Cohen, and Greg Sankey”
During the Collins Classic back in Jan, Wayne County High School’s Lady War Eagles beat Mendenhall to give the long-time heard girls basketball coach her 850th victory! Coach Gina Skelton has been in the business of coaching high school athletes for over three decades. Her passion for student athletes is evident when she talks about … Continue reading “Mississippi Coach Gets 850 Wins!”
Everyone wants a Healthy Mississippi, right? Host Rebecca Turner chats with Langston Moore with The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi.
A few years ago, when Steve Azar wanted to do the video for “Moo La Moo,” he asked his good friend Gary Valentine to make up a dance. It took Gary six months, and in the end – came up with it on the spot one night at Steve’s house. Gary Valentine is listed as … Continue reading “How Gary Valentine Made Up the ‘Moo La Moo’”