Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Oxford experiencing a growth explosion

By Angela Rogalski Photography By Austin Britt Oxford has many things to celebrate when it comes to its past, present and future; not the least of which is the pride and joy residents feel about Ole Miss, the university where the favorite saying is UM Alum, Larry Wamble’s , “we may not win every game…but […]

No “free ride” when considering road and bridge improvements

By Walton Gresham Thirteen States, including our neighbors to the west (Arkansas), and the north (Tennessee), have embraced the reality that they will not repair and maintain a 2017 road and bridge system in their respective States with a revenue stream instituted in the 1980’s.  11 of these 13 States that have passed road and […]

A Century of the Cotton Business— The Chassaniol Family

Important part of the cotton kingdom By MARK H. STOWERS • Photography by Timothy Ivy Cotton has been king in Mississippi since the early 1800s but has seen its reign diminish since the late 1980s. The majestic crop has seen a rise in its ranks with an increase in acres planted the past decade. For […]