Saturday
Jan282017

The Feathered Cow | It's Mississippi Cool

Produced by Jim Albritton | You'll never feel foolish ordering the Stupid Burger at The Feathered Cow in Jackson. It's the best-selling premium burger at this soon-to-be chain of Mississippi chicken and burger eateries. With their newest restaurant opening soon at the Fannway intersection on the Rankin County side of the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Brandon, the already varied menu is sure to grow. 

Monday
Jan232017

Alzheimer's Advocacy at Mississippi's State Capitol 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Several Alzheimer's advocacy groups spent a day at the Mississippi State Capitol encouraging legislators to continue to support funding for research and resources needed to combat the devastating disease. Members of the Dementia Care Network include The MIND Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Alzheimer's Mississippi, the Alzheimer's Association and the Mississippi Division of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementia. | http://umc.edu/mindcenter

 

Wednesday
Jan112017

The City of New Orleans | Round-trip McComb 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The City of New Orleans offers amazing views as it passes swamps, marshes and the wide expanse of Lake Pontchartrain between the historic train town of McComb, Mississippi and New Orleans, Louisiana  | McComb Railroad Depot Museum: http://www.mcrrmuseum.com

Wednesday
Jan112017

New Orleans Comic Con 2017 | It's Louisiana Cool 

Produced by Jim Albritton  | A remotely controlled R2-D2 and Dalek, a tribute to Princess Leia, a Daredevil, a Super Family, Fox Mulder, a host of Ghostbusters and cutest Doctor Who ever were highlights of the 2017 New Orleans Comic Con.  

Wednesday
Jan112017

R2-D2 Delights at Comic Con, Dispenses Beer at LSU 

Produced by Jim Albritton | An LSU alum skilled at sculpting and special effects creates a crowd-pleasing R2-D2 that spins, beeps, carries a quarter-size keg and dispenses beer at LSU tailgating.  

Wednesday
Jan112017

Krewe du Who Materializes at 2017 New Orleans Comic Con

Produced by Jim Albritton | New Orleans-based Krewe du Who takes Time Lord fandom to a new level, complete with a Dalek, a TARIS or two and enough members to fill out the cast of several hundred Doctor Who episodes. Their talents and enthusiasm were on display at the WizardWorld 2017 Comic Con in New Orleans. | http://kreweduwho.com 

Wednesday
Jan112017

Fatima Centennial | U.S. Tour for Peace Arrives in Mississippi 

Produced by Jim Albritton | St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in McComb, Mississippi hosted the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1917 apparitions in Portugal. It this centennial year, the statue is on tour across the U.S. For more information, go to http://fatimatourforpeace.com. 

Thursday
Jan052017

UMMC Students Celebrate MLK Holiday with 'Day of Service'

Produced by Jim Albritton | Students from the schools of nursing, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, graduate studies and health related professions at the University of Mississippi Medical Center observed Martin Luther King Jr Day by working together to help nonprofit organizations throughout the Jackson metro area.


Thursday
Jan052017

One Guy Steak & Chicken Food Truck | It's Mississippi Cool

Produced by Jim Albritton | Kendrick Gordon may be just one guy, but he serves up a diverse menu you wouldn't expect to find on a Mississippi food truck. Trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, his goal is to stand out by offering the unexpected to a growing number of loyal diners amazed by the quality of his meals. 

 

THANKS FOR WATCHING, all 218,000 of you. Our One Guy Steak and Chicken food truck story was a big hit on Facebook.  

 

Monday
Dec192016

'Art in Mind' May Help Those with Memory Loss Reconnect 

Produced by Jim Albritton | People with mild cognitive impairment or early stage Alzheimer's or dementia may benefit from Art in Mind, a free monthly program at the Mississippi Museum of Art. Participants view art in the gallery and create their own art in the studio. Art in Mind is sponsored by the MIND Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Monday
Dec192016

Mississippi National Guard Brings Christmas to Batson Children's Hospital 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The Mississippi National Guard, with an assist from sister-act Southern Halo and Miss Mississippi, bring Christmas joy to patients at Batson Children's Hospital.

Saturday
Dec032016

Fund the Beard | Dental School Raises Money for a Good Cause 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Putting a new twist on “No Shave November,” the UM School of Dentistry held “Fund the Beard,” a beard growing – and shaving – competition. Students, faculty and staff – including Dean Felton – took on the scruffy look to raise money for the Poole, Perry and Farese children who lost their parents in a tragic airplane crash in August. The event raised a total of $3,143.00 for donation to the fund started on behalf of the children, Our Oxford Family Memorial Fund.

Wednesday
Nov092016

Firefighter's Father Inspires 5K Run, Car Tag for Alzheimer's Research

Produced by Jim Albritton | The inaugural Brawn and Bubbles 5K Run for the Brain benefited The MIND Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. The event at Reservoir Pointe was organized by Reservoir firefighter Quinton Robertson who lost his father to Alzheimer's disease in 2014.

Tuesday
Nov012016

Inspired Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Brings Miracle Field to Mississippi

Produced by Jim Albritton | Inspired by the Pittsburgh Pirates, then 12-year-old fan Joseph Voynik set out to build a baseball field for physically challenged athletes in Mississippi. And just three years later, a groundbreaking ceremony in Ridgeland proves one person can still make a big difference in the lives of others. 

Monday
Oct242016

Arrivals & Departures are Nonstop at Reklaw Fly-In 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Arrivals, departures and flybys were nonstop at the 31st Annual Reklaw Fly-In at the Flying M Ranch in Reklaw, Texas. Hundreds of planes filled the sky and lined both sides of the 4,000-foot grass strip during the three-day East Texas event.