$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”

Ryno Educates Rebecca on Comics

Ryno spent a big chunk of his weekend meandering around the Mississippi Trade Mart, taking in the sights and sounds of the Mississippi Comic Con, and Rebecca just had to hear more about it. Ryno breaks down how “nerd culture” has become more mainstream, and how you see the influence of comic books everywhere you … Continue reading “Ryno Educates Rebecca on Comics”

Celebrating June Dairy Month

June Dairy Month is a way to pay tribute to Mississippi’s hardworking dedicated dairy farm families.   This is the 80th year of honoring dairy farmers in the Southeast and the dairy foods they produce with the theme, Get More with Milk. Stephanie Yow with the Southeast Dairy Association stopped by the studio to talk dairy … Continue reading “Celebrating June Dairy Month”

How to judge Miss Mississippi

Mississippi is gearing up to crown a new Miss Mississippi this upcoming weekend, but the festivities have been going on all week. But, if you are not a past pageant competitor or have a family member or close friend of one, you might be confused about how they are judged and scored. No worries, Mike … Continue reading “How to judge Miss Mississippi”

100 Pound Mississippi Transformation

Mississippi, as you know, gets picked on for not being the fittest state. While it is fun to make jokes, being overweight can lead to serious health concerns, such as and increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Assuming that just because Mississippi ranks high on the obesity list, it’s residents are sitting … Continue reading “100 Pound Mississippi Transformation”

Grill Your Best Burger

Do you like to grill? Would you like to grill a better burger this summer? Then you’ll be glad to hear there are easy-to-implement tricks and tips that can wow your family and friends with mouthwatering burgers on any given weekend. Andy Chapman with Let’s Eat Y’all and the Mississippi List shared his grilling secrets. … Continue reading “Grill Your Best Burger”

Talking Pioneer Pilgrims and the Shiloh Community

The celebration of Mississippi turning 200 years-old reminds us that the counties, cities, and communities we now adore within our state lines, all had a beginning. What is now well mapped out areas we call home was once just uncharted territories quietly awaiting settlers to pitch a tent and mark their spot. That is exactly … Continue reading “Talking Pioneer Pilgrims and the Shiloh Community”

Cottage Food Law in Mississippi

Have you ever been told you should sale your family’s recipe for baked goods, canned goods, trail mixes, or jams and jellies? Now you can! Mississippi’s cottage food law allows small town, at home entrepreneurs package for sale their family’s flavors that make Mississippi tasty. One Mississippi woman, Lise Foy, used the Cottage Food Law … Continue reading “Cottage Food Law in Mississippi”

Coffee Time and Caffeine Talk

Since Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee per day(which is the equivalent to 146 billion cups each year making the U.S. the leading consumer of coffee), I bet you have a had a cup of Joe at some point today. Maybe you are enjoying a cup right now. Well, you can thank goats and … Continue reading “Coffee Time and Caffeine Talk”

Rebecca Getting Fitted for a new Pillow!

Dr. V, a certified Sleep Specialist, stopped by the studio and walked Rebecca Turner through the steps he uses to help customers pick out the perfect pillow. A big part of you comfort while you sleep is having the correct pillow, and Dr. V discussed how differed body types and builds mean different needs for … Continue reading “Rebecca Getting Fitted for a new Pillow!”

A Colorful Cast of Characters

The cast of UPtv’s hit show “Small Town, Big Mayor” stopped by the studio to chat with Rebecca Turner about all the Good Things going on in D’Lo. Covering everything from Mayor John Henry Berry’s 95-point plan to improve D’LO to the new disc-golf course at the D’Lo Water Park, the colorful cast of a … Continue reading “A Colorful Cast of Characters”

Rebecca Turner’s Farmer’s Market Fresh Salsa Recipe

Rebecca Turner and Ryno agree. There isn’t much better to go with a cold beer than some good salsa. Rebecca shared her favorite fresh salsa recipe today on Good Things, and just in case you weren’t able to write it down, you can find it right here! Farmer’s Market Fresh Salsa  Ingredients: 4 ripe tomatoes, … Continue reading “Rebecca Turner’s Farmer’s Market Fresh Salsa Recipe”