Cover Story Archives

Quentin Whitwell

Pivoting, Persevering…Producing: One man’s quest for bettering self, community By Jack Criss  •  Photography by Timothy Ivy Arestless energy drives Quentin Whitwell; but that energy

Read More »

Dr. Corey Wiggins

New Federal Co-Chairman of Delta Regional Authority  By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Austin Britt Photography New Federal Co-Chairman of Delta Regional Authority Dr. Corey

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

David Robinson

An Exemplar of Family, Business and Dedication By jack criss  •  Photography by Holly Tharp Recently retired from the company his father, Howard, founded in

Read More »

Rep. Robert Sanders

No Cliche’: A Lifetime of Duty, Service and Dedication By Jack Criss  •  Photography by Holly Tharp The newest member of the Mississippi House of

Read More »

Senator Briggs Hopson, III

Quiet Leadership, Total Dedication: A Life Of Service By Charles Linden  •  Photography by Greg Campbell W.Briggs Hopson, III is a true  example of Mississippi

Read More »

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

Read More »

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,

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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,

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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.

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

Will Hooker

Putting His Heart and Soul Into Making His County and the Delta a Better Place By Becky Gillette • Photography by Holly Tharp Will Hooker

Read More »

Karen Matthews

Improving Delta Health and Education By Becky Gillette • Photography by Johnny Jennings  The coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) has taken a devastating toll on the people

Read More »

Bill Bynum

A Career and Life Centered Around Hope By Jack Criss  •  Photography by Greg Campbell  Bill Bynum has done a lot of good in his

Read More »

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith

A Calling and Commitment To Serve By Jack Criss The first woman ever elected as Mississippi’s Agriculture Comm-issioner, the first woman to represent Mississippi in

Read More »

Hayes Dent

Champion of Delta Politics and Public Administration By Becky Gillette Yazoo City native Hayes Dent, fifty-eight, owner of Hayes Dent Public Strategies, has overseen some

Read More »

Tate Reeves

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Pushing Workforce Development, Improved Access to Healthcare By Becky Gillette • Photography Greg Campbell Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, 45, has been a

Read More »

Dr. Jerryl Briggs

Named Eighth President of Mississippi Valley State University By MARK H. STOWERS  •  Photography by Timothy Ivy In October, the Board of Trustees of State

Read More »

Michelle Roberts

By Becky Gillette Dr. Michelle Roberts, who was the first female vice president of Delta State University (DSU), always wanted to be in education. In

Read More »

Steve Azar, the Delta Man

Singer\songwriter Steve Azar promotes stars as Music & Culture Ambassador of Mississippi by Becky Gillette Steve Azar grew up the Mississippi Delta, and some of

Read More »

George King

Delta Council 2017-18 president By Becky Gillette | Photography by Rory Doyle George W. King Jr., the new president of Delta Council, doesn’t draw a

Read More »

Dr. LouAnn Woodward

Leads Mississippi to better health By Becky Gillette Dr. LouAnn Woodward, 53, grew up on a farm in Carroll County south of Grenada. She and

Read More »

Talbot Brooks

Takes on Global Challenges at DSU Geospatial Center By Becky Gillette  • Photography by Rory Doyle An old saying in real estate is that it

Read More »

CEO Bryan Thornhill

Oversees major expansion at Bank of Commerce     By Becky Gillette   Photography by Johnny Jennings     Some people work in order to

Read More »

Sen. Lydia Chassaniol

Cooking up good things for tourism statewide By Becky Gillette Photography by Johnny Jennings Sen. Lydia Graves Chassaniol won the first real political race she

Read More »

Kirk Graves

State Bank & Trust started in Rosedale in 1898 and is now a $1-billion institution By Becky Gillette Photography by Greg Campbell   The Valley

Read More »

Stephanie Patton

Passion comes full circle finding niche in the Delta By Angela Rogalski • Photography by Roy Meeks When Stephanie Patton moved to Leland six years

Read More »

Dr. Sam Polles

Protecting Mississippi’s Fish, Wildlife and Habitats through Conservation and Education By Angela Rogalski & Photography by Greg Campbell and courtesy of Sam Polles The Mississippi Department

Read More »