By Becky Gillette • Photography by Johnny Jennings After a historic win for mayor in 2015, Errick D. Simmons recently won re-election to his second term as mayor without facing an opposing candidate. His identical twin, Sen. Derrick Simmons, is also a high achiever, currently serving as Senate Minority Leader of the Democratic Caucus in […]
By Becky Gillette • Photography Courtesy of the Mississippi Levee Board A repeat of the type of catastrophic Mississippi River flooding seen a year ago would be extremely devastating to families, farms and businesses still struggling to recover from the flooding that inundated hundreds of thousands of acres of prime cropland during most of the […]
By Aimee Robinette “Planters Bank’s history is as rich as the soil it was founded upon,” says Alan Hargett, CEO, who has spent thirty years of his life weaving himself in its story. It all started back in April 1920, when Planters Bank & Trust began serving customers in the small community of Ruleville. The […]
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