MS Girl Scouts: More than Just Cookies

There are 20,000+ girls who are apart of the Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi and they are about more than just selling cookies. It was a fun day in studio learning about the 100 year history of the Girl Scouts and taking listeners’ vote for their favorite cookie. Check out this clip to learn more … Continue reading “MS Girl Scouts: More than Just Cookies”

Career Tech is High Tech

Did you know that over 30% of jobs by 2018 will require career and technical skills?! That is why career and technical education is a good thing for the students in Mississippi. The Carl Keen Career and Technical Education Center (Carl Keen CTE) is making technical education a“Top Priority”. Students will possess career-technical skills and … Continue reading “Career Tech is High Tech”

The Mustard Seed in Mississippi

The Mustard Seed is a Christian community for adults with developmental disabilities. Founded in 1981 to meet the spiritual, physical, emotional, and intellectual needs of adults with special needs, the Mustard Seed provides a loving and protected environment with meaningful activities which allow the “Seedsters” to fulfill the the potential God has created within them. … Continue reading “The Mustard Seed in Mississippi”

Training Mississippi’s Future Storytellers

The Southern Documentary Project produces documentary films and radio programs. SouthDocs teaches classes in Southern Studies, Journalism, and the Cinema program and provides internships to University of Mississippi students. Dr. Andrew Harper, director of the Southern Documentary Project and Inst. Asst. Professor of Southern Studies and Journalism at the University of Mississippi called into Good Things … Continue reading “Training Mississippi’s Future Storytellers”

Get the most out of the Solar Eclipse

You’re either counting down the days to the solar eclipse to enjoy it or finally be free of all the talk about it, but either way it’s on the way. If you’re as excited about the solar eclipse as I am then you want to know how to get the most out of the experience … Continue reading “Get the most out of the Solar Eclipse”

Voted Best Sweet Tea in Mississippi

You don’t get much more southern than a tall glass of sweet-iced tea! And, here in Mississippi we take our sweet tea seriously enough to seek out the best in the state. Broma’s Deli, found in the communities of Brookhaven and McComb, was awarded Best Sweet Tea in Mississippi by Mississippi Magazine. Broma’s general manger, … Continue reading “Voted Best Sweet Tea in Mississippi”

Books, Books, and More Books

The third annual Mississippi Book Festival is fast approaching. Executive director, Holly Lange, stopped by the studio to give us the details what to expect at the festival. Gathering authors from all literature walks of life is part of what makes the festival so intriguing. Kayla Rae Whitaker joined the conversation by phone from Kentucky … Continue reading “Books, Books, and More Books”

History Made at American Legion Tyner-Ford

Michelle served our country as a Marine gunnery sergeant, and recently took her gavel and her place in the history of American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 as its first female commander. Michelle called into Good Things to share her exciting news. Click to listen:

William Carey Rebuilding a Better Campus

On January 21, 2017, the Mississippi Pine Belt encountered an E-3 tornado. William Carey University suffered the greatest hit with nearly 90% of their buildings affected. Fast forward 6 months and William Carey is starting back the fall semester with a fresh start and perspective. Dr. Scott Hummel, Executive Vice President and Provost, joined Good … Continue reading “William Carey Rebuilding a Better Campus”

Mississippian on American Ninja Warrior

Tonight, Josh Butler from Terry, MS will compete on the show American Ninja Warrior at 7pm on NBC. While that is exciting enough, it’s the story behind the scenes that provides the most encouragement. Josh and Katie Butler are a living testament to what it means to have true faith, trust, and hope in a … Continue reading “Mississippian on American Ninja Warrior”

General Fox Conner

It’s hard to be a Mississippian and not be curious or intrigued by the stories of the past. Often we focus on events, large scale movements, or political transitions, and forget that actual people, who called Mississippi home, were here living out those great stories. Award winning author, Steven Rabalais, stopped by the studio to … Continue reading “General Fox Conner”

Wedding Trends in Mississippi

It’s that time of year for school-bells and wedding-bells! Folks are off to class and off to the alter, and everyone wants to do it in style. Planning the perfect wedding can be the most wonderful (stressful) time of your life. But, with a little organization and helpful tips to keep you focused on what’s … Continue reading “Wedding Trends in Mississippi”