Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s series called “Conversations” features interviews with notable Mississippians from many walks of life. Thursday night’s episode featured William and Elise Winter, the former governor and first lady of our state. Both have remained active in good causes after official retirement from public life. The interview with Jake McGraw of the William Winter […]

Do you have access to any kind of tornado shelter?




A week busy with the remembrance of tornadoes and their toll in lives and damage also focuses appropriate attention on how to remain safe during tornado season and the odd days they happen in all months in Mississippi. The purchase and construction of storm shelters after the 2011 outbreaks of twisters that devastated Smithville and […]

“Dad, can I tell you a spooky story?” my daughter asked me early one morning this week. I told her I’d love to hear it. “One night in the evergreen forest, three girls walked into the forest.” “I’m going to stop you right there,” I said. “How did we start the story in the evergreen […]

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order last week that in one stroke of the pen restored the suffrage of 206,000 convicted felons in a state that’s expected to be a key swing state in the 2016 presidential election. The measure applies to felons who have completed their prison sentences. McAuliffe, an ex-chairman of […]

Do you have access to any kind of tornado shelter?




Did you have any kind of property damage during the storms of April 28, 2014?




Did you have any kind of property damage during the storms of April 28, 2014?




At 10:30 a.m. today, Tupelo city officials, sponsors and the public will gather behind the Tupelo Parks and Recreation Department’s offices in Ballard Park for the unveiling of sculptures commissioned for Arts to Heal. Arts to Heal was formed to help Tupelo and the region cope with and recover from damaging, deadly tornadoes on April […]