Quality Steel Corp.

CEO Sean Wessel and His Father-in-Law, Jim Tims are  at the Helm of this Leading Delta-Based Manufacturer By Becky gillette  •  Photography by Holly Tharp Quality Steel Corp. (QSC) was founded in 1957 by Lowry Tims when he realized he couldn’t find a high-quality tank/pressure vessel in the market. At that time, Tims was in […]

Mike Kinnison

Delta State University Athletic Director By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Holly Tharp Delta State University (DSU) Director of Athletics Mike Kinnison has a long, storied history at Delta State as a student, star baseball player, highly successful baseball coach and, currently, athletic director.  “In each of these roles, he has exhibited a commitment to […]

Richard and Zach Scruggs

2nd Chance Program Helps Adults Succeed in Education and Workforce Training  By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Timothy Ivy It could have been tempting after Richard “Dickie” Scruggs got released from federal prison in 2013 after serving six years on charges related to judicial bribery to have relocated to another state rather than come back […]

Alan Hargett

President and CEO of Planters Bank By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Johnny Jennings Ruleville native Alan Hargett, president and CEO of Planters Bank, is considered a consummate banker by those who have worked closely with him. He has been employed with the bank since college, and is particularly well versed in the intricacies of […]

Danielle Morgan

New Executive Director of Mississippi Tourism Association By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Johnny Jennings New Mississippi Tourism Association (MTA) Executive Director Danielle Morgan, TMP, has decades of experience that prepared her for this role. Most recently she was executive director of the Greenwood Convention and Visitors Bureau. Earlier the Delta State University (DSU) graduate […]

Sam Washington

Mid-Delta Regional Airport Director Optimistic About The Future By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Johnny Jennings Sam Washington has had a fascination for aviation since he was young. Growing up in Yazoo County, his first job at age eight was as a field hand chopping cotton. But, he had his sights set on the skies […]

Patrick Johnson

New Delta Council President hitting the ground running By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Austin Britt Patrick Johnson, forty-seven, the new president of the Delta Council, is the fourth generation in his family to be involved in a large agricultural operation in Tunica County. His family also provides aerial spraying through Tunica Air. And, while […]

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, […]

John Fairman

Leading Delta Health Center into the Future By Jack Criss  •  Photography By GUNNER SIZEMORE PHOTOGRAPHY Cleveland native John A. Fairman, Sr., has led a storied and impressive life and career. The current CEO of the Delta Health Center, Inc., based out of Mound Bayou, has worked in numerous leadership roles in the healthcare administrative […]

Brad Robison

A Career of Forward Thinking, Service To Community By Jack Criss • Photography By austin Britt As CEO of the Tallahatchie Valley Electric Power Association in Batesville, Brad Robison has established himself as a leader on issues affecting, not only his local coverage area, but also across the state, region and nation. And now, with […]