State budget cuts have put stress on mental health agencies, whose resources already were stretched thin. Daily Journal health reporter Michaela Morris (5:03) joins Derek and Brad to discuss the mental health services in Northeast Mississippi, the challenges they face and the impact of the recent cuts.
Also on today’s show, local government reporter Caleb Bedillion (16:25) provides details on a scheduled August 3 prayer rally designed to be a step toward unity across racial lines and to help heal old and new wounds.
Daily Journal Capitol Bureau chief Bobby Harrison (26:13) talks about the first meeting of a state task force that was formed to help regulate and perhaps tax the growing fantasy sports industry in Mississippi. Plus, Brad (30:59) has the wackiest crime reports from last week.