Business News for the Mississippi Delta

One Foot in Front of the other- Smith steps into the shoe spotlight

By Aimee Robinette • Photography by Rory Doyle Mary Beth Smith of Cleveland has always had an interest in design. Today, she has parlayed that love into a new career, proving that it’s never too late to follow your passions. “About ten years ago, I was attending an apparel market with a friend, where I […]

Flood Insurance Reform – By roger wicker

Congress has passed a short-term extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), giving lawmakers more time to reach a consensus on needed reforms.  Although the extension through November is not ideal, a lapse in the program would have been completely reckless, leaving millions of Americans uncertain about their flood insurance protections. NFIP Marks 50th […]

John Lundy – From the Delta to the U.S. Capitol

By Becky Gillette • Photography by Timothy Ivy John Lundy grew up on a farm in Tribbett, a small community outside of Leland, where his dad was farm manager. His backyard was 1,000 acres of cotton. He loved ag, and got his degree in ag economics from Mississippi State University (MSU). He would never have […]