Tunica Voice

Veteran Journalist Launches Newspaper By Jack Criss A longtime newspaper journalist has brought local news back to a Delta community that had been without a newspaper since October, 2020. Ted Evanoff is the Editor and Publisher of the new Tunica Voice, a weekly paper that was launched in April of this year. His wife, Abbay […]

Wade Litton

CEO of Wade Inc. and New Delta Council President By becky gillette • Photography by Johnny Jennings  Wade Litton is the fourth-generation member of his family to lead Wade Inc., a 113-year-old company which operates fourteen John Deere dealerships in the Mississippi Delta. He is only the fifth person to serve as president and CEO […]

Young Entrepreneur Feeds Passion

Ashley Manning Finds Tasty Business Niche By Jack Criss Manning’s Munchies, a food truck in Oxford, is the brainchild of twenty-one-year old Ole Miss student, Ashley Manning. This ambitious young woman, besides majoring in Entrepreneurship along with a Chemistry minor who is also getting her pre-requirements for veterinary school, has found the time to feed […]

Joe Azar

By Mark H. Stowers  Joe Azar has mixed the best the Delta has to offer to create sweet economic development across the Magnolia State. These days nobody’s “Waitin’ On Joe” but trying to catch up. The older brother to Delta music talent Steve Azar, Joe has used his skills, first learned working for his father […]

Betsy Alexander Realty

Greenville Agency Has Been Serving the Delta Since 2007 By Angela Rogalski  Betsy Alexander Realty, located in Greenville, is a full service real estate agency dedicated to making the process of buying a home, business, or property as simple and convenient as possible. Alexander bought the company in 2007, and while she readily admitted that […]

A Love of Home And Community

Tim Stanciel Puts His Thoughts Into Action By Jack Criss  •  Photography by Johnny Jennings Tim Stanciel is certainly dedicated to his hometown of Greenwood. Named the new President of the Greenwood-Leflore Chamber of Commerce in January of this year, having been both a Board member and Vice-President prior to assuming his current role, Stanciel’s […]

The 2022 Legislative Session

Viewed as Historic and Widely Successful  By Jack Criss Teacher pay raises. The state’s largest income tax cut. A new state song (written and performed by a Delta resident, no less). The legalization of marijuanna for certain medical cases. Unprecedented broadband expansion and repair. Updated boundaries for many districts across the state.   And those […]

Proposed Bike Trail

A Dream Could Create an Economic Boost  By Jack Criss • Photography by Johnny Jennings Greenwood native and current Vicksburg-based attorney, Wilson Carroll, is an avid cyclist. And his passion, which is shared by many hundreds of thousands of people across the country, has the possibility of turning into not only a rider’s paradise but […]

As Costs Go Up

By Haley Fisackerly Like most things these days, the material costs related to generating and delivering power have gone up recently. Almost 70 percent of the energy produced by Entergy Mississippi comes from natural gas which has doubled in cost over the last year. Since our natural gas purchases are passed through to customers (with […]

The Wong Family  

Owners of Kim’s Food Processing Plant By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Austin Britt Kim Wong, born in China in 1938, is an American immigrant success story. Not only did he establish Kim’s Food Processing Plant in Clarksdale that now sells pork and chicken skins in fifteen states, he has also been an integral part […]