2009-2010

TURNING AROUND THE STATE’S SCHOOLS Julie Jordan of the Mississippi School Board Association will explain “Turnaround Schools,” a cooperative project with Mississippi State University. NEXT WEEK Dr. William Dodson, former superintendent and author of If I Had Only Known: A True Story, will discuss the 1997 shooting at Pearl High School. LAST WEEK Invocation and Pledge:   […]

MISSISSIPPI’S LEGAL SHENANIGANS om Dawson and Alan Lang, co-authors of Kings of Tort, a chronicle of the downfall of prominent Mississippi attorneys Richard “Dickie” Scruggs and Paul Minor, are our program guests. TURNING AROUND THE STATE’S SCHOOLS Next week, Julie Jordan of the Mississippi School Board Association, will explain “Turnaround Schools,” a cooperative project with Mississippi […]

SOUTHERN LIVING Eleanor Griffin, Southern Living editor, will tell us about the region’s premier magazine and present a short video called “Soul of the South.” MISSISSIPPI’S LEGAL CHALLENGES Tom Dawson and Alan Lang, co-authors of Kings of Tort, a chronicle of the downfall of prominent Mississippi attorneys Richard “Dickie” Scruggs and Paul Minor, will be next week’s program […]

SUSTAINABLE FUTURE The Gaining Ground Sustainability Institute of Mississippi brings an interdisciplinary focus to improving quality of life through sustainable building, farming, recreation and conservation practices. Alison Buehler and Marion Sansing will tell us about this Starkville-based organization founded this year. MISSISSIPPI’S LEGAL CHALLENGES Tom Dawson and Alan Lang, co-authors of Kings of Tort, a chronicle […]

WELCOME GROUP STUDY EXCHANGE District 6820’s inbound Group Study Exchange Team brings our program today. The team from Rotary District 2050 in northern Italy is in the midst of a day of touring area businesses and the university. In town since Friday, the group includes Simona Gentilini, a pediatrician; Serena Giuliano, a biochemist and molecular […]

ON THE BLUES TRAIL Bill McPherson, president of the B.B. King Museum Foundation and chair of the Mississippi Blues Commission, takes us on a tour of our state’s roots music heritage. GROUP STUDY EXCHANGE We play host to the district’s Italian Group Study Exchange Team next week. The team will bring the program in the […]