Mississippi church ministry provides 1,160 dresses

In 2011,  Highland Baptist Church in Meridian, Mississippi started a sewing club, that blossomed into a full-blown ministry. All ages, experience levels, and abilities come together to create handmade items for women and children in need. Their initial project was to provide dresses to children in Nicaragua & Guatemala. To date, they have sent around … Continue reading “Mississippi church ministry provides 1,160 dresses”

Gautier high school siblings start seafood market

Drake and Chase Killingsworth grew up in a family of fishermen. From a young age, they both saw the work and the opportunity that came with catching seafood in the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Drake got hooked on the idea of opening a seafood market and didn’t let his age or lack of business experience stop … Continue reading “Gautier high school siblings start seafood market”

Who should have an AED?

Automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, check and monitor heart rhythm and can send electric shocks to the heart to help it regain a normal rhythm. AEDs are portable devices that are most commonly used to treat SCA, or sudden cardiac arrest. Most people who experience SCA do not survive, but the presence and use of … Continue reading “Who should have an AED?”

A rare-breed landrace of cattle delivered to your door.

Reyer Farms is a Mississippi farm family dedicated to supplying the highest quality beef direct to consumer. The Reyer family started with the idea that their farm could build relationships with families and provide them a connection with the land and the farmer. Jody Reyer joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to talk about bringing back … Continue reading “A rare-breed landrace of cattle delivered to your door.”

Take a Hike in Mississippi

Mississippians are known for enjoying the great outdoors in the form of hunting and fishing. But, did you know that the Magnolia State offers 70 plus different trails fit for hiking and taking in nature in a new way? Mississippi’s diverse landscape and wide open spaces make for great hiking, transporting you from a busy … Continue reading “Take a Hike in Mississippi”

Sunscreen Do’s and Dont’s

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 5.4 million cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year, occurring in over 3.3 million Americans, as people often have more than one. Bringing it home, about 80 Mississippians will lose their life … Continue reading “Sunscreen Do’s and Dont’s”

Entrepreneurship Runs in a Vicksburg Family

Rebecca Curtis of Vicksburg, Mississippi didn’t set out to raise a family of entrepreneurs. She and her husband, both run small businesses in efforts to provide for their family. Her family got a front row seat to what it takes to make a living working for yourself. From there, all three children were inspired to … Continue reading “Entrepreneurship Runs in a Vicksburg Family”

A sweet way to build homes in Honduras

Jellyhouse Ministries from Sandtown United Methodists Church in Neshoba County, Mississippi — will warm your heart and sweeten your biscuit. Connie Walters decided to give jelly and jams a try in efforts to raise money for her church to build homes in Honduras. The idea took off, and God has provided the way for more than 15 … Continue reading “A sweet way to build homes in Honduras”

Provide nourishing food to hungry Mississippians.

Mississippi Food Network (MFN) has been feeding Mississippians since 1984. MFN distributes more than 1.5 million pounds of food and feeds more than 150,000 every month — or a total of 1.8 million people per year. MFN takes donations from multiple sources, and distributes food and goods through 430 member agencies. They, in turn, distribute to recipients … Continue reading “Provide nourishing food to hungry Mississippians.”

Graduating Senior Lands Coveted Internship in Luxury Hotel Market

Victor Muñagorri Moreno a recent graduate of University of Mississippi, is prepared to head off for the summer to fulfill the final requirements for his bachelor’s degree in hospitality management through an internship at one of the world’s premier brands in luxury travel. It was Victor’s love of travel and people that drew him to … Continue reading “Graduating Senior Lands Coveted Internship in Luxury Hotel Market”

Good Eats Mississippi: The Artisan Baker

Tucked away off the beaten path in Yazoo City, Mississippi is a couple cooking up handmade granola, pizza dough, and more. Owners Lane and Allan Ewing of The Artisan Baker make everything from scratch, utilizing local honey and other ingredients to serve their community and even food fans in New York City! Lane Ewing joined … Continue reading “Good Eats Mississippi: The Artisan Baker”

New Summit School steps up to help a student in need.

Reagan Spence, a junior at New Summit School in Jackson, was born with a Spina Bifida diagnosis. At 22 weeks gestation, Reagan’s family chose to have an experimental procedure in utero to help repair spinal damage. Reagan was one of the first 150 pre-term babies in the world to undergo gestational treatment. While the groundbreaking surgery … Continue reading “New Summit School steps up to help a student in need.”