Produced by Jim Albritton | Miss Mississippi joined Batson Children's Hospital patients, families and supporters for Dairy Queen's annual Miracle Treat Day—all to raise money for the state's only children's hospital.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Four block parties, 30 bands, local artists, great food and shopping brought hundreds to Jackson, Mississippi's Fondren neighborhood for "Fondren After 5."
Produced by Jim Albritton | Archie and Olivia Manning announced the launch of a campaign to boost the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s commitment to improving the health of the state’s residents. This new partnership between the Mannings and UMMC will raise money to battle a variety of health-care challenges frequently confronted by the Medical Center, such as heart disease, kidney disease, hypertension, cancer, dementia and many more. For more information, or to participate in The Manning Family Fund for a Healthier Mississippi, visit manningsforhealth.org.
Produced by Jim Albritton | The i-Limb Ultra Revolution, a bionic hand, is a game changer for patients at Methodist Orthotics and Prosthetics.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Coach Dan Mullen, his wife Megan, and the Mississippi State University football team visit Batson Children's Hospital.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Jasmine Murray visited sick and injured kids at the state's only children's hospital just days after being crowned Miss Mississippi 2014. It was her first official appearance, but not her first time at Batson Children's Hospital.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Five Methodist Orthotics & Prosthetics athletes scored big at the 2014 Endeavor Games at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. The team set records and brought home medals in running, powerlifting, discus, javelin, swimming, archery, table tennis and sitting volleyball.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Athletes on the Methodist Orthotics & Prosthetics team won big at the 2014 Endeavor Games at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. | http://methodistonline.org
Produced by Jim Albritton | There are all kinds of pilgrimages. For me, it was the Malibu beach where the ending of the original 1968 Planet of the Apes was shot.
Here are 10 Mississippi events that shouldn’t be missed (in no particular order). Of course, there are a lot more than 10. Give us time, we’ll get to all of them.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Dr. Rick Boyte, chief of pediatric palliative care at Batson Children's Hospital talks about a program that offers patients hope, meaning and a Legacy.
Produced by Jim Albritton | The newly dedicated "Wall of Heroes" honors children who have become organ donors at Batson Children's Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Fifty-one years after the assassination of her husband—civil rights leader Medgar Evers, Myrlie Evers-Williams is back home, in Mississippi, continuing her life’s work as advocate for equality by lending her name to a University of Mississippi Medical Center institute focused on improving the lives of Mississippians who have limited access to health care.
The 2014 Endeavor Games at the University of Central Oklahoma is an nationally recognized multi-sport competition for athletes with physical disabilities. The 15th annual event was held in Edmond. Click here to see our photos of the 2014 Endeavor Games and click here to see all our photo albums.