Lee County last week received designation as an Excel By 5 certified community, capping a three-year effort. Education reporter Emma Kent (8:04) joins Derek and Brad to describe the significance of this early childhood education recognition. Also on today’s show, Daily Journal Capitol Bureau Chief Bobby Harrison (14:45) talks about how the legislature might address the need to improve Mississippi’s roads and bridges, and Brad (21:35) breaks down last week’s crime reports.
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Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton joins Brad and Derek to discuss what 2016 holds for neighborhood revitalization projects. Shelton also talks about Friday’s Christmas parade, the Vietnam Replica Wall and citizen committees. Also on today’s show, Zack Orsborn (18:36) breaks down efforts to preserve Mill Village, Ellie Turner (21:50) tells us about Santa’s visit to the Journal next week, M. Scott Morris (26:39) reviews “The Good Dinosaur,” and Derek (31:44) discusses the weekend entertainment scene.
On today’s show, Brad celebrates his 40th birthday and is greeted by a surprise guest caller. Also on the show, Daily Journal business editor Dennis Seid (11:56) discusses Tupelo’s possible new air service, and home and garden/ food editor Ginna Parsons (21:19) talks about the Mill Village open house, as well as today’s food section.