Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Processing Industrial Hemp – One Mississippi Farmer Explains the Ins and Outs

By Angela Rogalski Cultivation of industrial hemp was legalized under federal law in December 2018, and while the plant was technically legalized, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has not yet approved regulations for its production. Hemp is derived from a plant similar to marijuana, yet only contains a small amount of THC, which is the […]

Andy Taggart Noted Attorney and Political Veteran Takes Aim at A.G.’s Office

By Jack Criss Andy Taggart decided that the time was right. It might have seemed like a last minute decision, coming as it did on the qualifying deadline date of March 1. But Taggart had actually been pondering the run for Mississippi Attorney General for some time. “I had almost run four years ago for […]

The Desk – By Pete Johnson

How often have we heard the phrase “If only these walls could talk…”?  Well, if only this desk could talk… This beautiful partners desk is solid oak and is four and one-half feet deep and five and one-half feet wide.  It has eighteen drawers and four pullout writing boards.  It is massive and next year […]

Ed Coleman- Hard work and determination

By Scott Coopwood • Photography by Holly Tharp “I was born and lived the first part of my life on a dirt road,” says Ed Coleman of Cleveland. “Then, my family made a step up in life when we moved to a house on a gravel road. And when we moved to town into a […]