MSU Bulldogs Visit Batson Children's Hospital

Produced by Jim Albritton | For the third year, Coach Dan Mullen, the Mississippi State University football team and other MSU athletes visit the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. For more information, go to


The Help | ‪On-Air Audition for Emma Stone Lands Jackson DJs in Movie

Produced by Jim Albritton | DJs Nate West and Tim Murphy were cast as extras in "The Help" after auditioning on-air for Emma Stone during their morning show on Jackson, Mississippi radio station Y101.7. The radio duo appear as restaurant patrons in a scene shot at the Mayflower Cafe in downtown Jackson.


Eli Manning Visits the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children

Produced by Jim Albritton | New York Giants Quarterback Eli Manning visited patients at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. Mississippi's only children's hospital is home to the Eli Manning Children's Clinics. For more information, go to or


Emeril Lagasse Visits Batson Children's Hospital

Produced by Jim Albritton | Famed celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse visits the Blair E. Batson Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi just days before the Viking Classic gets underway in Madison. The PGA event benefits the state's only children's hospital. For more information, go to Viking Classic or Batson Children's Hospital


Coming Soon | Behind the Scene Stories from "The Help" 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A sneak peak at upcoming stories about the production of "The Help." The movie, which was shot in Jackson and Greenwood, Mississippi, is based on the Kathryn Stockett novel.


Nurses Play Critical Role in Mississippi's Only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Produced by Jim Albritton | Nurses in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson play a critical role in the care and treatment of Mississippi's most critically ill and injured children. Some like the constant activity or learning opportunities the PICU offers, but all are there to help children win the fight for life. To learn more about nursing opportunities in the PICU at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, go to


HAWAII | A Day on Waikiki Beach

Produced by Jim Albritton | A day on Honolulu, Hawaii's Waikiki Beach set to the music of Hawaii Five-0.


SONOMA | A Day in Wine Country 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Spend a minute-and-a-half in Sonoma and its nearby vineyards and wineries.


Forth of July Fireworks on the Reservoir

Produced by Jim Albritton | A quick look at the Palisades 4th of July fireworks show in Brandon, Mississippi.


'Here Comes the Sun' on the Ross Barnett Reservoir

Produced by Jim Albritton | From the Newsocracy Archives, sunset and sunrise photos of the the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Brandon, Mississippi set to the Beatles classic, "Here Comes the Sun."


High-tech Therapy Lends Methodist Rehabilitation Center Patients Helping Hand 

Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson recently became one of only six centers in the Southeast -- and the only one in Mississippi -- to offer the innovative Armeo Spring therapy. The system, which pairs an assistive movement device with a virtual reality training program, can be used for patients who have suffered arm paralysis or weakness due to stroke, spinal cord and brain injuries and other neurological disorders.


Jackson Yacht Club Hopes to Make Blessing of the Fleet an Annual Event

Produced by Jim Albritton | Sister Mary Dorothea Sondgeroth, President and Chairman of the Board of St. Dominic Health Services, offered blessings to boats and their crews at the Jackson Yacht Club on the Ross Barnett Reservoir on Memorial Day as celebrities judged the decorated boats. The yacht club hopes to make this an annual event. 


Photos | The Memorial Day Blessing of the Fleet

 Photos of the 2011 blessing of the fleet at the Jackson Yacht Club on the Ross Barnett Reservoir.


UMMC, Health Department and Other Mississippi Agencies Respond to the 2011 Flood

Produced by Jim Albritton | Multiple Mississippi state agencies set up a base camp in Yazoo City to respond to flooding caused by the Mississippi River and its tributaries including the Yazoo River. Working together, agencies used the flood as a backdrop for training exercises. The State Medical Assistance Team (SMAT) set up Mississippi MED-1, a field hospital. SMAT is a joint operation of the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Mississippi State Department of Health.


Dragon Boat Regatta Brings Co-workers Together at the Ross Barnett Reservoir

Produced by Jim Albritton | More than 30 companies and hundreds of employees competed in the 2011 Dragon Boat Regatta at the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Sponsored by the Madison County Chamber of Commerce, the race is fast becoming one of central Mississippi's most popular annual events. | ‪