Governor Cuts Mississippi Budget

  JACKSON (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant took to Facebook yesterday to announce he’s ordered an additional cut to the state’s budget. In making the cuts, Bryant cited the governor’s statutory responsibility to balance the budget, and lamented the fact that the six point one billion dollar state…


Grant Gives Boost For Delta Boys And Girls Club

MISSISSIPPI (Angie Quezada) — The Mississippi Department of Human Services has given the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta $500,000 to develop Community Youth Career Development Centers at their eight clubs around the Delta. The new centers will help youth not only land a job, but also secure…




Changes Coming To Mississippi Schools

JACKSON (Ben Caxton) — Citizenship tests are out, other tests may be down, and seventeen year olds have to stay in. As the Mississippi legislative session winds down a flurry of proposed changes to rules and regulations governing schools across the state are being considered. So far legislators have dropped…



Toyota Donates $750K To Mississippi Museums

JACKSON (Angie Quezada) — Toyota officials announced a donation of $750,000 Thursday morning to the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, both under construction in downtown Jackson. The two museums are slated to open Dec. 9 in conjunction with Mississippi celebrating its bicentennial. The state Department of…