Business News for the Mississippi Delta

SmallTown Hunting Properties and Real Estate

Nationwide Reach With a Personal Touch By Jack Criss SmallTown Hunting Properties and Real Estate, LLC describes itself on the company’s Facebook page as a “comprehensive Real Estate Brokerage Firm that represents buying and selling of farmland, recreational, timberland, equity shares, homes with acreage, commercial and residential properties.” All of that is certainly true and […]

Amanda Delperdang

By Lyndsi Naron Amanda Delperdang, the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Mississippi Delta Nature                       and Learning Center in Greenville,  is educating communities about the importance of nature. Originally from Utah, Delperdang received her Fine Art degree at Utah State and then decided to […]

Connor Industries Locating Operations in Coahoma County

Rolling Fork Businesses: One year After Boat Manufacturer Creating Fifty-Six Jobs By ROBERT MCFARLAND, JR. Canadian-based boat manufacturer, Connor Industries. is locating operations in Clarksdale—and it’s huge news. The project represents a corporate investment of at least $8 million and will create fifty-six high-paying jobs. A formal announcement was made at a special ceremony on the […]

Jason White

New Speaker Rises to the Occasion By Jack Criss  •  Photography by Greg Campbell  To hold one of the most powerful political roles in the state of Mississippi, Jason White is an unassuming man.    But beneath his outward friendliness and approachability—commented on several times by members of the state legislature from both parties in […]

A Story of Recovery   

Rolling Fork Businesses: One year After By Jack Criss The tornado that totally altered the town of Rolling Fork on the night of March 24, 2023 brought enough death and destruction on its own. However, the aftershock and aftereffects of the devastation lingered on for all of the residents, and delivered unprecedented challenges to area […]

Pay it Forward

By Keith Fulcher In 2022, half a TRILLION dollars were donated to USA-based nonprofits from Individuals; Corporations; Foundations; and Bequests. Individuals made sixty-four percent of the donations, totaling $319 billion!  I’ve lived in the Mississippi Delta between Vicksburg, Mississippi, and Memphis for fifty-three years. Before me, four generations of my family called the Delta home. […]

Performance Therapy

New Clinic in Cleveland Brings Experience to Area By Jack Criss Performance Therapy is an outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapy clinic offering full service therapy to people of all ages in Cleveland and the entire Mississippi Delta, which includes separate areas for adults and pediatrics. The business officially opened on February 12 and has […]

Daniel Boggs

CEO of Greater Greenville and a Forward Thinking Visionary By Jack Criss  •  Photography by Johnny Jennings Daniel Boggs is a living refutation of Leo Derocher’s famous statement that “nice guys finish last.”     First of all, you couldn’t meet a nicer man than Boggs, currently the Chief Executive Officer of Greater Greenville—what he […]

John McKay

Leading an economic charge through the Mississippi Manufacturers Association By Jack Criss John McKay is the president and CEO of the Jackson-based Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA), the largest and most influential voice for Mississippi manufacturers. The association represents thousands of manufacturers and related businesses across the state.  Since taking over the helm in October of […]

Chrissy Garner

By Lyndsi Naron Chrissy Garner, Advertising and Marketing Manager at Tunica Convention & Visitors Bureau, is making an impression on the tourism industry in the Delta. “I’m originally from central Arkansas and grew up there starting at the age of five,” says Garner. “My parents have always been very supportive of me. My dad passed […]