The National Guard armory in Nettleton is one of at least four across the state being closed, Mississippi Adjutant Gen. Augustus Collins confirmed on Wednesday. Daily Journal Capitol Bureau chief Bobby Harrison (5:04) spoke with Nettleton mayor Mem Riley about the impact of the closure and joins Derek and Brad to provide more details.
Bobby also talks about a Wednesday meeting in Jackson in which representatives from high tech, the hospitality industry and agriculture came together to advocate for comprehensive immigration reform.
Also on today’s show, Daily Journal business editor Dennis Seid (14:33) discusses the opening of the new Walmart Neighborhood Market on South Gloster Street on Wednesday. Plus, Dennis has an update on the purchase by Michaels of Hancock Fabrics’ intellectual property assets.
M. Scott Morris (21:49) reviews “Jason Bourne,” and Derek (27:20) breaks down this weekend’s entertainment scene – Ace Cannon, Hee Haw, Mimosas and Masterpieces Street Festival and more.