Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Young Ideas

Serving the Delta for Fifty Years By Mark H. Stowers They both came from families with a long tradition of retail and customer service in the Delta. Each had decided that “working Saturdays” would be a thing of the past when they entered college to pursue degrees that wouldn’t have them on a sales floor. […]


Long-time Manufacturer of Diagnostic Equipment  By mark h. stowers For the past 100 years, Greenwood-based Hickok Waekon has been in the business of developing and manufacturing tools for service technicians. The company’s main headquarters are located in  Cleveland, Ohio, and since 1984 the company has been a leader in diagnostic tools for automotive and mid-size […]

Iris Stacker

Chief Executive Officer of Delta Health System By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Johnny Jennings Delta Health System Chief Executive Officer Iris Yeldell Stacker started working at her father’s medical practice when she was only about fifteen. At age sixteen, her father told her she needed “a real job” working at the hospital, which was […]