OHS Day 36: Winds of Change are Blowing (Ryno)

Some things are changing for Operation Healthy State, but have no fear, I will be your constant. In the 10th week of this fitness journey, I will take on something I never even considered a possibility. I am going to take on a 5K race. I won’t be running in it, but I will be … Continue reading “OHS Day 36: Winds of Change are Blowing (Ryno)”

JT Show, Good Things, and Steak

JT from the JT Show stopped by Good Things to discuss how he cooks steaks, to prepare you for the Independence Day festivities! Rebecca barely had to say a word before JT started rolling on his steak cooking tips, and once he got going, it was tough for Rebecca to get a word in edge-wise! … Continue reading “JT Show, Good Things, and Steak”

Webisode 009: Operation Healthy State

In this week’s webisode: Rebecca Turner tackles those shake diets. Are they worth trying? What are the drawbacks? And how to use them effectively. Plus: How you can join the Operation Healthy State squad at the Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic. And just wait until the end – a watermelon ballerina dances into the shot….

Illustrating Your Imagination

Parents and grandparents make sweet memories reading to youngsters- and re-reading the same story over and over. But nothing can unlock a child’s imagination like reading, and part of that is because of the illustartions. A well illustrated story allows a child to create their own unique narrative and relationship with the characters. Chuck Galey, … Continue reading “Illustrating Your Imagination”

A Mississippi sports history lesson you do NOT want to miss

Rick Cleveland, long time sports writer in the state of Mississippi and former executive directer of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (and soon to be inducted into that same Hall of Fame), joined Head to Head for a full hour of football nostalgia that became spectacular radio. First, the best players to play for … Continue reading “A Mississippi sports history lesson you do NOT want to miss”

Finding old things and painting life back into them.

Every child spends time finger painting, drawing awkward stick figures, and freely cultivating a little creativity. I’d argue you and I both are  creative beings in our own right. But for some the talent just comes natural and the rest of us are in awe of their ability to take paint in a tube and … Continue reading “Finding old things and painting life back into them.”

Capt. Johnny Polous on Holiday Highway Safety

Capt. Johnny Polous of the Mississippi Highway Department stopped by the studio to give his insight on how to stay safe on Mississippi roads this holiday weekend. With a potentially record-breaking number of motorists on the road for the Independence Day weekend, law enforcement will be out in force with their newest safety campaign, “Get … Continue reading “Capt. Johnny Polous on Holiday Highway Safety”

OHS Day 35: Ryno pledges to take it all off

We got a little company this week during the boot camp at Millsaps College, and we were reminded of how we looked on week 1. (Although we’re pretty sure we looked way worse on week 1. Ryno even tossed his cookies twice that week.) In today’s video journal – Ryno promises to “take it all … Continue reading “OHS Day 35: Ryno pledges to take it all off”

Rebecca Gets a Lesson in the Blues from Ryno

After talking about the Blues Trail with Craig Ray from Visit Mississippi, Rebecca wanted to know more about the history of the Blues and how it shaped music into what it is today. Ryno just so happened to know a little bit about the subject, so he broke it down for her (and YOU) as … Continue reading “Rebecca Gets a Lesson in the Blues from Ryno”

McComb City Meeting: Shouting, Accusations… and a whole lot of cussing

Tuesday night, the McComb City Board of Mayor and Selectmen met for the first time since the controversial meeting two weeks ago when a 3-1 vote removed the state flag from all city-owned property before two of the selectmen arrived for the meeting. It was the largest crowd for a board meeting in McComb in … Continue reading “McComb City Meeting: Shouting, Accusations… and a whole lot of cussing”

$3.12 million to support 535 AmeriCorps members

Since 1994, more than 14,500 Mississippi residents have served as National Service members, providing over 29 million hours of service. The Mississippi (MS) Commission for Volunteer Service, the Governor-appointed state service commission, announced today that Mississippi has received $3.12 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency … Continue reading “$3.12 million to support 535 AmeriCorps members”