Mississippi Strong

  Zach’s M&Ms melt your heart, not in your hands

  ‘Have a passion for it’: 100-year-old ballet master still teaching classes

South Mississippi Strong: Entrepreneur provides platform to highlight black-owned businesses

  Ten-year-old author pens book to cope with loss of his mom

  Vicksburg American Legion creates dropbox for tattered flags

Jackson Fire takes to the streets to ask you to “Fill the Boot"

Continued Coverage

  ‘People with disabilities can do phenomenal things’: JSU student with cerebral palsy graduates Summa Cum Laude

  Forensic interviewers are on the front lines for abused children

  Young robotics students from Madison County win big at world championship

MS STRONG: Jackson food truck feeds Vicksburg tornado victims Sunday

  Mississippi Strong: Tom’s Fried Pies makes national list

  Mississippi Strong: UMMC teams with Murrah High School for the Base Pair Program

  Mississippi Strong: Dr. Mark Yeager and TEAAM Autism

Summer camp should be a fun time for everyone, but for autistic kids here in Mississippi, it was not an option until 2001.

Mississippi Strong: Brandon MLB player turns to ministry

“In the 6th ground Tommy Lasorda called my name, and I was like holy cow! I got drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers!” Leach tells us. “May 6 2009 was my debut.”

  MS STRONG: Redwood Elementary students raise money for flood victims

Redwood elementary students donate to flood victims.

  Mississippi Strong: Flowood woman has food truck converted to mobile shower truck for homeless

There are so many things in our daily life that we take for granted. For example a nice hot shower. For the homeless, it’s not guaranteed.It’s what’s inspiring a Flowood businesswoman to take action and her effort is what makes her Mississippi Strong.


  Mississippi Strong : Jackson Prep Senior raises $600,000 to build accessible baseball fields

  The state’s youngest heart transplant patient and her family show why they are Mississippi Strong

  MISSISSIPPI STRONG: South Jackson resident James Davis shows dedication to youth, community

  MISSISSIPPI STRONG: Rankin County Sheriff’s Deputy rescues family from fire, saves Christmas

  Mississippi Strong: How Project Evergreen and one local business are helping military families

South Mississippi Strong: Harrison County girl’s art is good for the heart

Emma Hartley may have heart disease, but it’s not stopping her dreams. She and her family are lending their talents to support the American Heart Association, and in doing so, she’s not only helping others, but she’s also helping herself.




We all know Mississippi has its musical super stars and even some of the lesser stars, but Dr. Jim Brewer took it upon himself to collect the names and stories of as MANY of the people in Mississippi in music as he could find.