Mississippi holds first memorial service for fallen EMS members at Holmes Community College

Mississippi’s first statewide memorial service for emergency medical services was held at the Holmes Community College Ridgeland campus on Thursday. The event recognized emergency medical caregivers who have died, some in the line of duty, since 1974. Emserv, the ambulance service at the South Regional Medical Center in Laurel, is one of many agencies that … Read more

Jubilee Days brings much awaited family fun to Brandon

Brandon has been without a festival or carnival for many years. Residents were very pleased with the city’s long awaited new family event, Jubilee Days. “I think it’s great to have something like this out your back door in our town so close,” said Brandon Resident Amanda Smith. “My children have loved it! I think … Read more

Mississippi Ag Museum Hosts Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum hosted their annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday. The hunt offers a unique experience for guests along a bunny trial that covers the entire Ag Museum grounds. “One unique thing about our Easter event at the Ag Mueusem is that we have created this space to more along the … Read more

Educational experiences bloom at Spring Farm Days

Spring Farm Days educated kids and families on gardening with other fun activities at the Ag Museum this weekend. “We have another event in the fall, Harvest Fest. Here’s the thing, you can’t have a harvest without putting something in the ground,” said Ag Museum Marketing Specialist Justin Nipper. “Spring Farm Days is all about … Read more

Blair E. Batson kids treated to Mardi Gras parade of their own

A Mardi Gras Motorcade rode in to the excitement of patients at the Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson on Tuesday. The motorcade came across the front of the Kathy and Joe Sanderson towers at Children’s of Mississippi. Public Safety Commissioner Sean Tindell and the Department of Public Safety host the event every year. … Read more

Dixie National brings Magnolia State together for largest rodeo east of the Mississippi River

The Dixie National Rodeo kicked off Friday at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. The rodeo offered spectators everything from bronc riding to cattle wrestling. The shows this weekend concluded with a concert featuring Country Music star Chancey Williams. Dixie National is the largest rodeo east of the Mississippi River and has a huge economic impact … Read more