Mississippi Warriors: learning to fly atop a tree

If you’ve ever spent any time in the Mississippi Delta, you have seen a crop duster flying so close to the ground that the scene makes you think a crash is inevitable. It takes some serious talent to be able to fly one of those single-seater planes at a speed of 180 miles per hour … Continue reading “Mississippi Warriors: learning to fly atop a tree”

Mississippi Warriors: inspired by 9/11

  Way before becoming the director of the Mississippi Justice Institute, Aaron Rice was a high school kid going through his morning routine when a group of 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes. Within two hours, 3,000 people would be dead and another 25,000 would be injured. 9/11 … Continue reading “Mississippi Warriors: inspired by 9/11”

Congressman Trent Kelly on Re-Opening the Economy and More

Congressman Trent Kelly(Mississippi’s 1st Congressional District) joins the conversation by phone to discuss the House deciding to put off re-convening, the decisions being made to re-open the economy, and the work he has done to help Mississippi Farmers through Mississippi State University Extension Service, Mississippi Farm Bureau, and “Farm Corps”. If you missed his conversation … Continue reading “Congressman Trent Kelly on Re-Opening the Economy and More”

Mississippi State Engineers Stepping Up to Help Front Line Health Workers

Linkan Bian(Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Mississippi State University) joins the discussion to explain how Mississippi State’s Engineering program is using their 3D Printers to produce face shields for front line health workers and first responders during the COVID-19 outbreak. If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes(filling in for JT), you … Continue reading “Mississippi State Engineers Stepping Up to Help Front Line Health Workers”

Dr. Mark Keenum on the Passing of Sen Thad Cochran

Dr. Mark Keenum(President – Mississippi State University) joined the discussion by phone today with a heavy heart to give his thoughts on the passing of Senator Thad Cochran and to talk about his time working with the late Senator. If you missed his conversation with JT, you can find it here –

ICYMI – Dr. Mark Keenum on @TheJTShow

Dr. Mark Keenum, the President of Mississippi State University, joined the discussion to talk about his appointment as Chairman of the International Agriculture Board by President Donald Trump. He also touched on the cost of education, the budget given to him by the Mississippi Legislature, and the upcoming increase in tuition costs. If you missed … Continue reading “ICYMI – Dr. Mark Keenum on @TheJTShow”

Which came first? The Grove or The Cowbell?

Rebecca Turner was getting the word out about a fan-vote you can participate in to determine the greatest college game day tradition, and she asked a simple question – which tradition started first? Did the Grove come first, or was the Cowbell a tradition earlier? To place your vote: Cowbell or The Grove, click this … Continue reading “Which came first? The Grove or The Cowbell?”

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library and Williams Lincolniana Collection unveiled at new MSU facility with Nov. 30 grand opening A $10 million addition to Mississippi State’s Mitchell Memorial Library, home of the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library and the prestigious Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, will be unveiled with a Nov. 30 celebration … Continue reading “Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library”