Municipal Leaders Supporting Local Businesses – Working to Stop the Virus Spread

By Becky Gillette During the unprecedented coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) disruption to nearly every aspect of business and personal lives, Delta residents were looking to the city leaders for accurate local information and advice on how to be safe and prevent the spread of the respiratory illness. At press time in mid-March, there were still […]

The Mississippi Gift Company – A National Mail Order Company and Tourist Destination

By Angela Rogalski Founded over twenty-six years ago, The Mississippi Gift Company has become a national ecommerce/mail-order company and tourist destination dedicated to celebrating Mississippi. Located in Greenwood, The Mississippi Gift Company has dedicated itself to selling only products exclusively made in Mississippi. Owner Cindy Tyler says that she and her husband Tim started the […]

Bubba O’Keefe – Promoting Clarksdale Through Tourism and Expansion

By Becky Gillette •  Photography by Madge Howell Clarksdale-Coahoma County Tourism Director Bubba O’Keefe is not only responsible for promoting Clarksdale to the world, but also has been intensely involved with restoring numerous buildings downtown and helping create the vibe that has made Clarksdale famous as a blues tourism destination not just in the U.S., […]