Saturday
Jan152011

Dancing with the Mississippi Stars | A Benefit for Community Place 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Celebrity dancers competed in the inaugural Dancing with the Mississippi Stars, a benefit for Community Place. Proceeds from the fundraiser go to Community Place's relocation initiative. The celebrity dancers were Kristy Cronin, Mrs. Mississippi 2006, Linda Allen, WJTV News Channel 12, Pamela Nail, Mrs. World 1998, Othor Cain, The Mississippi Link, and Heather Sophia, 16 WAPT. Judges were Sister Dorothea Sondgerath, Sam Mims, Jill Conner Browne, Brad McMullan, LaRecca Rucker and Helen McDaniel. To learn more about Community Place, go to http://visitcommunityplace.org.

Saturday
Jan152011

What a Wonderful World | BP Free Version | Scenes for the Gulf 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Scenes from the gulf coasts of Mississippi and Louisiana shot in early July, remembering the area as it was before the oil spill and hopefully will be again. There is an oily version, too ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhAhUc... ), that shows the effect of the BP oil spill on the area. The music is copyright 2006 Gold Star Records and is used with the permission of Pete Vallee and Star Entertainment Worldwide. To learn more about Pete/Big Elvis, go to http://bigelvis.biz.

Saturday
Jan152011

What a Wonderful World | BP Oil Spill | Scenes from Mississippi & Louisiana 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Scenes from the BP oil spill in the gulf shot on the Mississippi coast and in Venice and Buras, Louisiana in early July. There is also a BP/oil free version ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aX6y-d... ) if you more in the mood to remember the coast as it was and hopefully will be again soon. The music is copyright 2006 Gold Star Records and is used with the permission of Pete Vallee and Star Entertainment Worldwide. To learn more about Pete/Big Elvis, go to http://bigelvis.biz.

Saturday
Jan152011

Rock Doc Talks BP Oil Spill, Tests Absorption Products 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Former petroleum geologist Stan Galicki talks about the BP oil spill. The associate professor of geology at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi also tests various booms and oil absorption devices and products for effectiveness. This is part one of a series of reports on how oil is formed, found and extracted.

Saturday
Jan152011

Mississippi State Football Team Visits Batson Hospital 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Head Coach Dan Mullen and the Mississippi State University football team visited sick and injured kids at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson. This is the fifth year the Bulldogs have taken a time-out to see patients at the state's only children's hospital.

Saturday
Jan152011

Remembering Elvis | The King Reigns Supreme in Las Vegas 

Produced by Jim Albritton | More than three decades after his death, Elvis Presley's memory and influence are alive and well in Las Vegas. Pete Vallee who performs as Big Elvis on the Vegas strip remembers the man admires on the 33rd anniversary of his death. See http://youtu.be/UYiWlSS6sNY and http://youtu.be/B-6NvDbO6B4 for more on Elvis and Las Vegas. For more about Pete, go to http://bigelvis.biz. The music is copyright 2006 Gold Star Records and is used with the permission of Pete Vallee and Star Entertainment Worldwide.

Saturday
Jan152011

Las Vegas 2010 | Suspicious Minds 

Produced by Jim Albritton | It's Vegas, Baby! Twenty-four hours--day and night--on the Las Vegas Strip set to Elvis' "Suspicious Minds" sung by Pete Valle, AKA Big Elvis at Bill's Gamblin' Hall and Saloon. This video was shot in June 2010. Watch our other Las Vegas video, too ( http://youtu.be/B-6NvDbO6B4 ). For more about Pete, go to http://bigelvis.biz. The music is copyright 2006 Gold Star Records and is used with the permission of Pete Vallee and Star Entertainment Worldwide.

Saturday
Jan152011

2010 Las Vegas from the Strip to the Strat and Beyond 

Produced by Jim Albritton | See all of Vegas, including a rare desert rainbow, from the Stratosphere to the Strip and beyond set to Viva Las Vegas sung by Pete Vallee (AKA Big Elvis) who performs three times each weeknight at Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon on the Vegas strip. The video was shot in June 2010. Watch our other Las Vegas video, too ( http://youtu.be/UYiWlSS6sNY ). For more about Pete, go to http://bigelvis.biz. The music is copyright 2006 Gold Star Records and is used with the permission of Pete Vallee and Star Entertainment Worldwide.

Saturday
Jan152011

Mississippians Respond to Oil Spill In the Air, at Sea and on Shore 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The Mississippi National Guard responds to the BP oil spill, observing and tracking the oil as it reaches the Mississippi Sound and the state's beaches in Gulfport, Biloxi and all along the coast of the magnolia state. This video includes interviews with Guardsmen at work and tourists on the beach in Gulfport. A good overview of the response effort on the Mississippi coast.

 

Saturday
Jan152011

Newsocracy RAW | Mississippi Nat'l Guard | BP Oil Spill Scenes 

Produced by Jim Albritton | This 90 second video features 28 scenes of the Mississippi National Guard as they direct and coordinate oil spill clean up efforts on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Saturday
Jan152011

Newsocracy RAW | Venice & Buras, Louisiana | BP Oil Spill Scenes 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A 60 second look at activity surrounding the BP oil spill in Venice and Buras, Louisiana.

Saturday
Jan152011

Newsocracy RAW | Bay St. Louis, Mississippi | BP Oil Spill Scenes 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A 60 second look at the BP oil spill clean up in Bay St. Louis and Waveland, Mississippi on June 30, 2010. The clean up was hampered by the high waves and wind from Hurricane Alex on the Texas-Mexico border.

Saturday
Jan152011

Newsocracy RAW | Gulfport, Mississippi | BP Oil Spill Scenes 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A 60 second look at the BP oil spill clean up in Gulfport, Mississippi on July 1, 2010.

 

Saturday
Jan152011

XBOX 360 game rooms open at Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Bruce Hoffman, a representative from Microsoft, along with Dr. Owen Evans, chairman of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, cut a ribbon opening two Microsoft Xbox 360 game rooms at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children.

Last fall, Batson Hospital took part in the six-week Children's Miracle Network Xbox 360 Gameroom Giveaway Promotion. Three of the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals nationwide that garnered the most votes online won a $10,000 gameroom makeover.

Due to overwhelming community support, Batson Hospital finished third behind Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan and the University of Iowa Children's Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. These three hospitals received more votes than children's hospitals in the nation's largest metropolitan areas.

Saturday
Jan152011

Numbers Count | 30 Seconds 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Give us 30 seconds and we will give you 150,000 reasons to support Mississippi's only children's hospital--the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. For more information, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.