Named Eighth President of Mississippi Valley State University By MARK H. STOWERS • Photography by Timothy Ivy In October, the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning named Dr. Jerryl Briggs as the eighth President of Mississippi Valley State University. Dr. Briggs had served as Acting President of the University since June 15. […]
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Get Ready for the Adventure of a Lifetime! By Angela Rogalski Vicksburg natives, Richard and Juli Rhett, owners of Sierra Madre Research, a company that creates innovative, high quality camping equipment, such as hammock shelters and other accessories, were on the season premiere of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” the show where entrepreneurs try to convince wealthy […]
New Leadership, New Faces, New Businesses By Greta Sharp • Photos by Austin Britt If there is one word that characterizes today’s Clarksdale, it’s new. While this city is deeply rooted in the Delta and steeped in Blues history, Clarksdale is welcoming new faces armed with fresh ideas and enthusiasm. Newly elected Mayor Chuck Espy […]
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