Dr. Curressia M. Brown

Chair of the Department of Business at Mississippi Valley State University Education I am an educational product of the Meridian Public Schools, Rust College in Holly Springs, (B.A., Mass Communication and Political Science) and the University of Mississippi (M.Ed., Higher Education/Student Personnel Services and the Juris Doctor).  Where did you live? I currently reside in […]

Mighty Roots Music Festival

New Event Coming in October By Jack Criss The Mighty Roots Music Festival—coming to Stovall, Mississippi in October, 2021 and staged on the historic Stovall Farms where Muddy Waters grew up—is a true labor of love for the people behind it. And it will no doubt serve as a great economic and cultural boon to […]

Webster Franklin

By Aimee Robinette To say Franklin Webster is an interesting transplant/native son would be an understatement.  Born in Bad Kreuznach, Germany, Webster, the president and CEO of Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau, was a world traveler by the time he was in preschool. His parents were stationed there during his father’s military service. The family […]

Pete Johnson

A Life Of Service, Faith…And Quiet Resolve By Jack Criss  •  Photography by Austin Britt Pete Johnson cuts a significant historical figure in Mississippi history. He also hails from a family that has made an indelible mark on this state. And, yet his lifetime filled with accomplishments and achievement is overshadowed by his humble faith, […]