Business News for the Mississippi Delta

A Little Off the Square 

Lumber & Liquidation Serving Tunica Since April, 2023  By jennifer Minyard P K. Miller and her husband Ed are no strangers to running a business. After successfully running the Levee Commissary for seven and a half years, they were ready for a break. “After we sold the restaurant Ed was restless,” says Miller. “He wanted […]

Anne Hall Brashier

Chief of Staff for Governor Tate Reeves By Jack Criss  •  Photography by Greg Campell Anne Hall Brashier’s path to becoming the Chief of Staff for Governor Tate Reeves in January, the first female in state history to ever assume that role, was something the Indianola native never would have imagined growing up in Indianola.  […]

Illusions & Accessories LLC

Computer Service, Security Equipment and Much More  By Catherine Kirk For the past twenty-five years, Illusions and Accessories LLC in Greenwood has grown into a company that handles not just personal home computers, but the management of several business networks as well.   Although they are located in the Delta, Illusions and Accessories LLC is […]

Boss Fox Estate Sales

Delta Couple Have Become Known As Experts By Jack Criss Cleveland residents and husband and wife, Bob and Wilma Wilbanks, are pharmacists by training and trade but have turned their second career into a fascinating profession that benefits families all over the Delta. As owners of Boss Fox Estate Sales, LLC the Wilbanks’ travel the […]

Heaton Pecans

Clarksdale Family Business Success Spreads Across Region By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Aaron Davis There is nothing that says Southern Hospitality with food better than a gift box from Heaton Pecans in Clarksdale. The family operation that started forty years ago has now grown tremendously to offer pecan products through some of the largest online […]

Courtney Phillips

By Becky Gillette Growing up in Moorhead, one of nine children of the late Dr. A.M. Phillips and his wife Jaquie, Courtney Phillips, South Sunflower County Hospital CEO,  had his sights set on becoming a farmer.  But, Phillips was good with numbers, so his college advisors steered him towards accounting.  “I always wanted to be […]

Candi Stone

Reporter and Anchor at  WABG in Greenville By Faith Strong When Candi Stone started with WABG in Greenville ten years ago, she did weekend weather. But without management knowing anything about it, she began to shadow the weekend anchor and learned the news ropes the old fashioned way. Today she is a reporter/anchor and a […]


Greenwood Boutique Offers a Great Selection for Babies, Toddlers and Tweens By Leanna Miller Sprout, Greenwood’s newest Childrens’ store, opened its doors this past March.  Owner Mary Clyde King serves area families with classic, yet modern, children’s clothing from top boutique brands in a bright and inviting setting. After their grand opening, the children’s store […]

Cindy Tyler

Owner and Founder of The Mississippi Gift Company By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Johnny Jennings When Cindy Tyler founded The Mississippi Gift Company in Greenwood thirty years ago, it was a very different retail market. Their niche was providing mail-ordered corporate gift baskets filled with Mississippi-made goodies. When The Mississippi Gift Company started out, […]

Lusco’s to Open in Taylor 

Long-Time Greenwood Establishment to Begin New Chapter By Becky Gillette Lusco’s in Greenwood is one of the oldest restaurants in Mississippi continuously owned and operated by the same family. Lusco’s has been around in Greenwood for more than 100 years, starting out as a grocery store that served food in 1921 before moving to 722 […]