It is estimated that about 36,000 Mississippians are affected by epilepsy. In addition, close to 1 in 10 Americans will experience a seizure in their lifetime. Tres Townsend the director of the MS Epilepsy Foundation and Elizabeth Thompson a dynamic teenager living her best life with epilepsy, joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to raise … Continue reading “Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi”
If you think virtual reality is way off in the future, you’d be wrong. Mississippi based businesses are already utilizing the technology of virtual reality to train, teach, and entertain. You’ll be fascinated to hear about the projects and potential surrounding virtual reality in our state.
Living life in the fast lane doesn’t always leave time to put ‘from scratch’ meals on the dinner table. Karen Kurr understands that demands of being a working family, but desiring to serve your family quality foods, within a reasonable amount of time. That is why she became the owner and founder of No Time … Continue reading “Do you have no time to cook?”
In downtown Belmont, Mississippi you find the Historic Belmont Hotel, built in 1924 and is located six miles from the Natchez Trace Parkway. Belmont Hotel has been restored, but it has also never closed for business, operating as a hotel for over nine decades. Listen and learn about the hotel’s unique beginning, Civil War connections, … Continue reading “Belmont Historic Hotel”
Make-A-Wish Mississippi Wish Kid – Kaydence – got her Acting Debut on ABC’s The Rookie in December 2018. Kaydence, a 13-year-old with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, had a wish to someday be an actress. Her wish came true in a big way when she traveled with her family from Meridian, Miss. to Glendale, Calif. to guest star … Continue reading “Make-A-Wish Mississippi Wish Kid – Kaydence”
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to talk about his visit to Mississippi. Dr. Carson came to the state to visit several ‘Opportunity Zones’ which were recently designated by the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service. You can read the official news story on … Continue reading “HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson on Good Things”
Chef Nick Wallace of Nick Wallace Culinary joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to talk food, business, and tattoos! You never know what you will hear when you tune in weekdays from 2-3pm on SuperTalk Mississippi.
Chef Andre Rush – also known as “Tiny”- is a native of Columbus, Mississippi and up to some Good Things. Listen as Chef Rush shares with Rebecca Turner on Good Things why he made the decision to go into the military and what the number 2,222 means to him. Not to mention, he shares a … Continue reading “Mississippi Native Chef Andre Rush”
John and Hannah Wallace anxiously waited for years, prayerfully overcoming hurdles, and red tape before being able to travel to Ethiopia to meet their new daughter, ZZ, who is permanently blind, and bring her home to Clinton, Mississippi. As a result of their tenacity, and strong Christian faith along the way, the Clinton, Mississippi couple received … Continue reading “Mississippi’s Angels in Adoption Recipient”
Wounded Minutemen of Mississippi was founded in 2010 by Mississippi civilians and military personnel. During the last several years scores of Mississippians have deployed to either Iraq, Afghanistan and ALL over the world with some doing multiple tours. Many of our Soldiers have been wounded in action and are now seeking to rebuild their lives as a … Continue reading “Wounded Minutemen of Mississippi”
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month with the theme; no one is too young for diabetes. Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi stopped by Good Things to share timely information and a little inspiration for those living with diabetes.
Peer support has existed for decades, both formally and informally, in clubhouses, drop-in centers, and consumer-run organizations. Since the 1990s, increased attention has been paid to the importance and potential of expanding mental health staffing patterns to include “consumers as providers” within mental health service settings. “Recovery is possible for everyone.” A powerful statement by … Continue reading “Mississippi Peer Support Specialist”