Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Entergy Mississippi’s Customer Initiative

By Haley Fisackerly With a pandemic, racial tension, political divisiveness and natural disasters, 2020 has been one of the more challenging years ever. While it is natural to want to bury those memories and look toward a more hopeful future, if we reflect on these last 12 months, we almost surely will find bright spots.  […]

Delta Electric Enters Broadband

Pilot Project Will Serve an Area in Need By JACK CRISS An exciting project for an underserved area is finally underway. David O’Bryan, General Manager of Delta Electric Power Association, a  rural electric co-op headquartered in Greenwood, with other offices in Cleveland, Indianola and Winona, says the company has entered the broadband industry helping many […]

Lisa Konupka

Interactive Marketing Manager, Tunica Convention & Visitors Bureau What was your first job? My first job was working as a cashier at Winn Dixie when I was sixteen years old. My parents told me if I was going to drive then I had to help pay for my insurance.  Education Most of my education has […]

Will Hooker

Putting His Heart and Soul Into Making His County and the Delta a Better Place By Becky Gillette • Photography by Holly Tharp Will Hooker considers it a highlight of his career to be elected Bolivar County Tax Assessor and Collector. Before that, in 2008 he traded a high-level job in the private sector to […]