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Each week, horticulturalist Felder Rushing shares stories, answers questions and just talks gardening. Of course, you’ll hear a bit of “cheesy music” in every program and you might hear a bad joke or two as well. The Gestalt Gardener is a long-time favorite on MPB Think Radio, due in no small part to Felder’s laid-back, your-neighbors-might-talk-but-so-what approach to gardening. Email Felder anytime at garden@mpbonline.org and listen Friday mornings at 9 and Saturday mornings at 10 to The G ...
 
There’s more to a recipe besides add a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper. Pull up a chair to Deep South Dining and get a new recipe that you can try or you can share one of your own. Having some friends over and don’t know what to cook? Does everybody go crazy over your specialty dish? What’s the story behind your family’s secret sauce? It’s the history behind true southern cooking. It’s Deep South Dining! Monday mornings at 9 on MPB Think Radio. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-ou ...
 
email: legalterms@mpbonline.org In Legal Terms, hosted by Professor Richard Gershon from the University of Mississippi School of Law with some of Mississippi's top legal leaders and experts as guests, airs Tuesday mornings at 10 am central on MPB Think Radio and on mpbonline.org Have you ever wanted to know the definition of a legal term? Do you find yourself wondering what your rights are when it comes to your property, marriage, or health? If you answered yes to one of those questions, In ...
 
Each week, members of MAC's staff host The Mississippi Arts Hour, a radio program broadcast on Mississippi Public Broadcasting's FM and digital radio networks. The show features interviews with Mississippi artists, musicians, craftspeople, and others involved in arts and culture from around the state. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
In a continued effort to provide relevant, interesting and engaging programming to our statewide audience, MPB Think Radio provides Mississippi Edition, a weekday news magazine program. Mississippi Edition, hosted by Karen Brown, features the latest news of the day and interviews with the people who are making the news themselves. The program not only provides Mississippi news but also addresses the ways that national and world news affects our state. Join Karen Brown as she shares the lates ...
 
email: money@mpbonline.org Money Talks airs Tuesday mornings at 9 Central Time on MPB Think Radio and over the internet at mpbonline.org Money Talks focuses on personal finance as it applies to Mississippians. In any given week, we’ll talk about anything from preparing your taxes to saving for college or investing in the stock market. Our experts are Dr. Nancy Lottridge-Anderson, President of New Perspectives and Ryder Taff, portfolio manager at New Perspectives. Nancy and Ryder are both Cha ...
 
You’ve probably seen his work in a newspaper near you, but now, you can put a voice to the name. On Now You’re Talking with Marshall Ramsey, you’ll hear commentary on the latest news, punch-lines from his latest cartoons, interviews with fellow cancer survivors he’s met along the way and compelling stories of known and unknown people, places, and things of Mississippi. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Do you have a leaky faucet? Would you like to put a ceiling fan in your bedroom? Or maybe you want to mount a flat screen TV to the wall? Welcome to Fix It 101! Whether it’s a plumbing problem or an electrical question, call in and find out if you can do that home repair yourself or if you need to call a professional. You may be handier than you think you are! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's weekly program about consumer technology. Wiltz is an IT expert. Jeremy is a computer repair ace. Jay is the show's host. All three guys love to tinker with the latest tech gadgets. Each episode the guys talk about the last news, issues, and products in consumer technology, and they troubleshoot problems posed by the show's callers. Everyday Tech airs Wednesday mornings at 11e/10c on Mississippi Public Broadcasting's Think Radio network, can be seen on MPB ...
 
Next Stop, Mississippi is your on-air source for information about upcoming events and attractions across the state. Get to know the real Mississippi! Each week MPB alongside MDA Division of Tourism, will highlight well-known and unknown places in Mississippi with the best food, parks, music and arts. We’ll not only tell you what’s going on in your neck of the woods but also share the history and people behind the markets, sporting events, concerts, fairs and festivals all over Mississippi. ...
 
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The Jackson-metro area begins its recovery following Tuesday's severe weather. And, Mardi Grad Indians hold a second line funeral in honor of a local icon. Then, we examine the factors of learning loss and how a pandemic-altered school year could add more challenges. Plus, in our Book Club, the people and places changed by America’s mighty waterway…
 
Summer is almost here and many people are flocking to pools, lakes and beaches. In the South being near water is easy and fun for some of us, but not for all….upwards of 50% of adults never learned to swim. Listen as Dr. Susan Buttross talks about the importance of knowing how to swim, why you may not have learned how to swim, how it has affected y…
 
For the second time in three days, tornadoes tear through the Magnolia State. We check in with MEMA for the latest assessments. Then, state health officials present an outlook for more vaccine distribution following reports Pfizer's shot could be soon available to more school-aged residents. Then, after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, addressing l…
 
The recent storms that hit Mississippi provided the perfect opportunity to revisit a popular topic: hiring a contractor. There are several do's and don'ts when hiring a contractor, but hiring after a storm can come with its own set of circumstances. Between phone calls and emails Pam, Jeff, and Jason discuss the factors to consider when hiring a co…
 
Money Talks will de-mystify asking for a raise with this broadcast. Our guest today is Scott Stinson – Director of Human Resources here at Mississippi Public Broadcasting who will give us inside information on the best time and the best way to ask for a bigger salary. Discussion: Why don't we talk about salaries more? What are the laws? Prepare to …
 
The land that you take to get to your home. Is that yours? What if you share that path? Does that make it a road? How can you get access to your land and who else could use that method? We’re talking about roads and easements today with our friend, attorney Francis Springer https://www.springerlawoffice.com/about 601-605-5004 MDOT has free resource…
 
Mississippians begin the road to rebuild and recovery after a flurry of tornadoes damaged some communities Sunday evening. Then, hospital leadership responds to the latest Executive Order lifting pandemic-related social distancing restrictions. Plus, state health officials explain the latest in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Segment 1: Damage assess…
 
Some Mississippi communities are waking to downed trees and damage after a number of tornadoes popped up yesterday evening. We get a preliminary report from MEMA. Then, a leader from a civil rights organization responds to the Governor’s comments on system racism. Plus, Mississippi’s colleges and universities prepare for in-person commencement cere…
 
Big River Bagels was born in the heart of the Mississippi delta and wants everyone to see the bagel as the new biscuit. Co-owners Kate Gluckman and Marisol Doyle know they have a steep hill to climb with such a claim but are making strides because they have been named the best bagels in Mississippi by EatThis.com. Joining Malcolm and Carol to talk …
 
Two Mississippi institutions of higher learn team up to study young adults' attitudes and practices regarding the coronavirus. Then, civil rights advocates call for a change in the jury selection process. Plus, a nearly $12 million award is aimed at creating conservation jobs on the Gulf Coast as part of the Deepwater Horizon recovery effort. Segme…
 
Health officials continue their vaccination campaign as variants of the coronavirus grow more present in the Magnolia State. Then, federal applications for financial assistance to attend colleges and universities is down compared to last year. We examine the factors with Get 2 College. Plus, in today's Book Club, meet Mississippi’s new poet Laureat…
 
April is National Autism Awareness Month. So today, we wrap up the month by exploring new research in autism with Dr. Courtney Walker and Pam Dollar, Executive Director at Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities and mother of a son with autism. We’ll talk about what’s new and what you should do if you think someone you love may have Autism or if y…
 
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is given the green light to resume, and the CDC revised it’s guidance. Then, Mississippi was only one of three states to lose population last decade. We examine the socio-political factors that could explain the shift. Plus, after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, restaurants get additional relief through a new grant ad…
 
Newly released Census data shows a population decline in the Magnolia State. We examine the the numbers with the State Data Center. Then, American Rescue Plan is providing new opportunities for uninsured Mississippians to get healthcare coverage. Segment 1: The southern region of the Unites States grew in population over the last decade - that's ac…
 
Guest: Pshon Barrett, a former assistant US Attorney, now a private attorney with The ADA Group. Pshon was honored with the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award by Mississippi Women Lawyers’ Association and is an ambassador with The ABLE National Resource Center Discussed: ABLE Center the definition of having a disability with respect to the ADA the Ame…
 
Guest, Ray Higgins - Director of PERS This podcast has information about PERS for retirees, those close to retirement, and those employees still working with retirement in the future. You could read the Public Employee Retirement System of Mississippi handbook, or listen to MPB’s Money Talks broadcast and podcast with the director of PERS, Ray Higg…
 
A new signed by the Governor could soon extend parole opportunities to some Mississippi inmates. Then, Mississippi is joining four other southern states today in observing Confederate Memorial Day. But, civil right advocates are critical of a practice they say glorifies the confederacy. Plus, members of the Mississippi legislative Black Caucus seek…
 
Friend of the show, Adrian Miller is back with another look at the African American culinary experience. Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbeque is part history book, part recipe book, and part roadmap to more inclusive barbeque pits everywhere. As always Malcolm and Carol start the show by letting you know what is happenin…
 
Mississippi Arts Commission Executive Director Sarah Story talks with Jackson-based visual artist Alexis McGrigg. They discuss her influences from the Mississippi School for the Arts, her journey from undergraduate painting to the graduate painting level, and McGrigg’s current exhibitions which reach from Mississippi to New York See acast.com/priva…
 
As vaccinations slow, health and community leaders address access issues. Then, investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell details the 2018 death of Robert Loggins. Plus, visual artist Alexis McGrigg describes the composition and style of her work. Segment 1: Mississippi's health leaders continue to encourage vaccination as the state experiences a rise …
 
A recently signed law secures more dignified practices for women in Mississippi's prisons. Then, a university professor responds to recent statements by the Secretary of State regarding college students' voting proclivities and the education they receive. Plus, in our Book Club, A New York Times bestselling author explores what it means to be alive…
 
The CEO of a Jackson based financial services organization testifies before the Senate on some of the banking challenges faced by rural communities. Then, 2020 was a census year meaning the Magnolia State will soon have new voting districts drawn. In our sixth and final installment of Your Vote, Your Voice, we examine the policies and procedures th…
 
What’s up with income taxes for 2020? We’ll talk about how to get them done, what’s new, and what do you think is fair. Federal and Mississippi Income Taxes due date and file date is now May 17th, 2021. Where can you find someone to help you do your taxes? https://southernpartners.org/vita/ Southern Bank Corp banks: Curbside service is available Tu…
 
What’s an annuity? Are they all the same? Who needs one? We’ll learn about these financial products from our financial analysists - Nancy and Ryder - who can also take your personal finance questions. Discussion about annuities Calls: paying off a student loan are annuities good or bad? what is an index fixed annuity how to get started in investing…
 
Access to affordable childcare gets a funding boost through the American Rescue Plan. Then, from the Gulf States Newsroom, the history of community health centers and the role they’re playing in the Delta during the pandemic. Plus, in the fifth installment of Your Vote, Your Voice, we examine who votes in Mississippi. Segment 1: Access to affordabl…
 
April is National Autism Awareness Month so today we’re taking to closer look at Autism and the Autism Center of North MS with Executive Director, Melinda Tidwell and Clinical Director, Shelia Williamson. To find out more information about Autism and the Autism Center of North MS visit Home | Autism Center of North Mississippi (autismcenternms.com)…
 
Dr. Josie Bidwell, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine at UMMC, continues to broadcast via skype to observe safety guidelines amid the pandemic. This week, she talks with Wellness Life Coach Karen Laing of All Heart Coaching. They talk about simple things people can do to improve their heart health. Several listeners call in to share how the…
 
It seems that vegan and vegetarian options are more available than ever. Also, the preparation of these meatless dishes packs them with flavor and may be able to fool even your most carnivorous friend. A welcome road to travel on Deep South Dining, Malcolm and Carol talk about some of their favorite meatless dishes and learn about a vegan food truc…
 
With the Johnson & Johnson vaccine still on pause, health officials examine vaccination rates and the hesitancy factor. Then, from the Gulf States Newsroom, how partnerships with community health centers are reaching rural residents in the region. Plus, in part four of You Vote, Your Voice, we explore how those with felony convictions lose access t…
 
Melody Moody Thortis speaks to Silbrina Wright, executive director of the Greater Jackson Arts Council (GJAC) about her work at the intersection of the arts and social justice. They talk about the efforts of the Greater Jackson Arts Council to grow its programming and expand its work. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Community leaders urge Governor Reeves to sign a parole eligibility bill that’s been sitting on his desk since the end of the legislative session. Then, while the arguments in the case against Initiative 65 focus on process, under the surface the subject of the matter - medical marijuana - is playing a significant role. Plus, this year’s Poetry Out…
 
Clinics adjust to the temporary pause in the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. We examine how the new CDC guidance could effect the vaccination effort in the Magnolia State. Then, the fate of medical marijuana is in the hands of the Mississippi Supreme Court following yesterday's oral arguments. We break down each side of the debate. Plus, in today's Bo…
 
Health officials call for a pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine following a change in CDC guidelines. Then, in the third installment of Your Vote, Your Voice, we examine both past and existing barriers to ballot. Plus, the fate of medical marijuana possible hangs in the balance as the Mississippi Supreme Court hears oral arguments challenging th…
 
What do you do when some dies? What does an executor do? That’s today’s topic with guest Rick Courtney from Courtney Elder Law Associates. https://elderlawms.com/ You can find his podcasts on the following dates: October 27th 2020, July 2nd 2019, and May 14th 2019 If you find someone has died - call the police or sheriff, or their doctor. Thank you…
 
If you are a renter or a landlord, you'll particularly want to listen today’s Money Talks. Our guest is the Executive Director for Mississippi Home Corporation. Scott Spivey talks about the agency and the grants available to Mississippians who can’t pay rent during this pandemic. He discusses programs for first time home buyers and rehabilitation a…
 
A federal emergency relief program targets those facing rent and utility hardships due to the coronavirus pandemic. Then, understaffing in prisons across Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama has been a problem for years. We examine why it's so difficult to find and keep new correctional officers. Plus, in our second installment of Your Vote, Your Vo…
 
Dr. Josie Bidwell, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine at UMMC, continues to broadcast via skype to observe safety guidelines amid the pandemic. This week, she talks about sleep. She discusses the importance of sleep to overall health and how to maintain proper sleep hygiene. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Health leaders provide updates on coronavirus vaccinations and transmission in the state. Then, in the first installment of our Your Vote, Your Voice series, we examine the basic voting requirements in Mississippi. Plus, a coalition including the NAACP is leading the drive to put Medicaid expansion on the ballot. Segment 1: Overall coronavirus tran…
 
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