Tourism Economy

February 28, 2017 0

In past 20 years the Mississippi Delta has become one of the premier cultural heritage destinations in the country.  For decades U.S. Highway 61 was a major tributary for poor Southerners, both black and white, […]

Milestone Election Year

January 3, 2017 0

By Delbert Hosemann     2016 was a milestone election year for Mississippi.   In 2011, 62 percent of Mississippians  approved a citizen-initiated State Constitutional Amendment requiring voters to show photo ID at the polls. […]

Thinking About Health

November 17, 2016 0

By Trudy Lieberman The fight in California over a ballot initiative that would begin to control the price of pharmaceuticals paid by state programs shows how difficult it is to “do something” about the high […]

Protecting Land

November 9, 2016 0

By Delbert Hosemann Our public and private lands are one of our most valuable assets.  They provide revenue for our public schools, income for Mississippi families and businesses, and a place for our wildlife to […]

Educational Options

July 22, 2016 0

By Mike Barkett Graduation season is a time to celebrate one of life’s most important milestones. The choices that students are making now will determine the course of their future lives and livelihoods. Naturally, we […]

The Siren Call

April 1, 2016 0

By Jamie Smith Much like the Sirens who lured ships onto the rocks in Homer’s Odyssey, the political philosophy of socialism is almost irresistible. As the ships were wrecked, so too are countries that go […]

A Petabyte a Day

February 24, 2016 0

By Hu Meena Technology likes to show off. It’s easy to notice when the latest innovation has arrived because when technology gets better, we notice. In education-tech, we heralded the arrival of the SMART Board […]

Underneath the Bridge Issue

January 25, 2016 0

Underneath the Bridge Issue By Walton Gresham Delta Council has never had a public discussion or a private visit with a public official about the condition of our roads and the need for major steps […]