Phony invoices, fake bids and even a phantom business were used to bilk Alcorn County out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Daily Journal law enforcement reporter William Moore joins hosts Brad and Derek to discuss this week’s court proceedings in the Alcorn County corruption saga. Meanwhile, general assignment reporter Zack Orsborn (9:06) talks about the region’s share of National Merit semifinalists, M. Scott Morris reviews “The Transporter Refueled” (13:31) and Derek previews this weekend’s entertainment scene (18:26).
Brad is back, and he and Derek discuss Tupelo’s efforts to attract more minority-owned businesses, a television adaptation of a crime that rocked Northeast Mississippi and the Tupelo School District’s latest effort to engage more parents. Joining them are Daily Journal reporters Zack Orsborn and Emma Crawford. Also, food editor Ginna Parsons stops by to discuss this week’s food section and the art of cooking from scratch.
Guest host Lauren Wood joins Derek to discuss new Star Wars merchandise, the impact of Mississippi’s new texting and driving ban and West Nile virus. Joining them are the Daily Journal’s Dennis Seid, Zack Orsborn and Michaela Morris. M. Scott Morris reviews “No Escape,” and Derek provides his weekly update of the entertainment scene.
Discussion topics include the fate of the Mississippi state flag at Tupelo’s City Hall, the Tupelo Reads book program and the upcoming Tupelo Fair. Derek and guest host Chris Kieffer interview the Daily Journal’s William Moore, Riley Manning and Zack Orsborn. Food editor Ginna Parsons’s weekly food segment features Margarita-flavored ice cream.
Derek and guest host Chris Kieffer share their memories of Hurricane Katrina 10 years after the storm’s landfall. Other topics include the response of local law enforcement to recent shootings, university alert notification systems and a look at last week’s crime reports. Guests include the Daily Journal’s William Moore and Emma Crawford.
Today’s show features a discussion of Thursday’s scare at Mississippi State University in which a student threatened to harm himself and others but was quickly apprehended. Other topics include Tupelo’s proposed 2016 budget, the Orchard Church’s new Thrive ministry and the pronunciation of the Berenstain Bears. Guests include the Daily Journal’s Zack Orsborn and Riley Manning. M.Scott Morris reviews “American Ultra” and Derek gives his update of the entertainment scene.
Today’s topics include the CREATE/ Toyota career expo, Haley Barbour and Tuesday’s election results. Hosts Derek and Brad speak with the Daily Journal’s Emma Crawford, Joe Rutherford and Bobby Harrison, and food editor Ginna Parsons has her weekly food segment.
Derek and Brad discuss the runoff elections, Sam Haskell, Tupelo Regional Airport and a new traffic light with the Daily Journal’s Rod Guajardo, M. Scott Morris and Dennis Seid. Brad gives his weekly breakdown of the crime reports.