Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Leland Makes Things Happen- A Small Delta Hot Spot

By Greta Sharp Leland sees itself as a good investment, thanks to its growing economy, strong businesses and involved community members. “Like a lot of Delta communities, we jump in the new year and make things happen,” says resident Stephanie Patton. Some of Leland’s biggest news involves businesses. The city is welcoming two new drug […]

Bubba O’Keefe- Clarksdale-Coahoma County Tourism Director

By Randall Haley • Photography by Austin Britt Developer of Clarksdale’s highly anticipated Travelers Hotel and co-founder of the Juke Joint Festival has taken on yet another role in Coahoma County. Bubba O’Keefe, recently named executive director of the Coahoma County Tourism Commission, is anticipating growth and prosperity in his hometown. O’Keefe is no stranger […]

DRA Chairman Chris Caldwell – Passionate About Helping Communities Prosper

By Becky Gillette • Photography by Timothy Ivy Chris Caldwell developed a passion for public service at an early age. He grew up on his family’s cattle ranch located just outside of Little Rock. There, he gained a strong sense of duty and learned the importance of getting involved in his community and working to […]