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  • 3 on the Road: Strawberry Plains Plant Sale

    3 on the Road: Strawberry Plains Plant Sale

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-05-19 07:00:11 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    It’s a quiet 26-hundred acres of woodlands in north Mississippi near Holly Springs. It started out as Chickasaw Indian land. Then it became a cotton plantation after the U.S. Government parceled out the property.

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    It’s a quiet 26-hundred acres of woodlands in north Mississippi near Holly Springs. It started out as Chickasaw Indian land. Then it became a cotton plantation after the U.S. Government parceled out the property.

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  • 3 ON THE ROAD: Hazlehurst F-86L heads to its new home

    3 ON THE ROAD: Hazlehurst F-86L heads to its new home

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:20:10 GMT
    It was a pretty big operation last Tuesday as volunteers from the Chennault Aviation Museum in Monroe loaded up the rather rare jet and took it to a new home. Source: WLBTIt was a pretty big operation last Tuesday as volunteers from the Chennault Aviation Museum in Monroe loaded up the rather rare jet and took it to a new home. Source: WLBT
    It was a pretty big operation last Tuesday as volunteers from the Chennault Aviation Museum in Monroe loaded up the rather rare jet and took it to a new home. Source: WLBTIt was a pretty big operation last Tuesday as volunteers from the Chennault Aviation Museum in Monroe loaded up the rather rare jet and took it to a new home. Source: WLBT

    It was a pretty big operation last Tuesday as volunteers from the Chennault Aviation Museum in Monroe loaded up the rather rare jet and took it to a new home.

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    It was a pretty big operation last Tuesday as volunteers from the Chennault Aviation Museum in Monroe loaded up the rather rare jet and took it to a new home.

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  • 3 on the Road: Gumtree Festival

    3 on the Road: Gumtree Festival

    Friday, May 11 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-05-12 02:43:34 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Belle Naugher, the Executive Director of the GumTree Museum of Art starts off by telling us,  “The people of Tupelo are used to having the streets closed off and they’re used to all this stuff going on. So the community really helps out as well throughout the whole fest."

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    Belle Naugher, the Executive Director of the GumTree Museum of Art starts off by telling us,  “The people of Tupelo are used to having the streets closed off and they’re used to all this stuff going on. So the community really helps out as well throughout the whole fest."

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  • 3 on the Road: Ragger Roos

    3 on the Road: Ragger Roos

    Thursday, May 10 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-05-11 00:28:00 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    They are a spirited group of musicians who have delighted people throughout Mississippi for a quarter of a century. But now they are on their “retirement tour” so to speak. 

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    They are a spirited group of musicians who have delighted people throughout Mississippi for a quarter of a century. But now they are on their “retirement tour” so to speak. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Charles "La La" Evans

    3 on the Road: Charles "La La" Evans

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-05-10 00:01:14 GMT

    His name is Charles Evans, but he has had the nickname La La all his life. He's not sure where it came from, but he likes it.  It's different.  Just like the art he has created out in his yard is different: lots of colors and shapes.

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    His name is Charles Evans, but he has had the nickname La La all his life. He's not sure where it came from, but he likes it.  It's different.  Just like the art he has created out in his yard is different: lots of colors and shapes.

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  • 3 on the Road: Downtown Jackson Art

    3 on the Road: Downtown Jackson Art

    Friday, May 4 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-05-04 23:28:39 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    This is my inspiration for this art quest, finding these where I found them. For all the world they look like columns from the Windsor ruins, which is about seven or eight miles west of Port Gibson. But these columns? Sitting right beside South West Street in downtown Jackson outside the back door of Thalia Mara Hall.

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    This is my inspiration for this art quest, finding these where I found them. For all the world they look like columns from the Windsor ruins, which is about seven or eight miles west of Port Gibson. But these columns? Sitting right beside South West Street in downtown Jackson outside the back door of Thalia Mara Hall.

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  • 3 on the Road: Chatawa Monster

    3 on the Road: Chatawa Monster

    Thursday, May 3 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-05-03 23:14:28 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Three On The Road has been in search of a legend. And more OFF the road that ON for this story. But not FAR off the road for fear we might actually bump into the legend; the Chatawa Monster.

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    Three On The Road has been in search of a legend. And more OFF the road that ON for this story. But not FAR off the road for fear we might actually bump into the legend; the Chatawa Monster.

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  • 3 On The Road: Clark Creek

    3 On The Road: Clark Creek

    Friday, April 27 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-04-28 02:40:08 GMT
    Way out, about 15 or so miles south west of Woodville, tucked away in the tall bluffs is the Clark Creek Natural Area. Source: WLBTWay out, about 15 or so miles south west of Woodville, tucked away in the tall bluffs is the Clark Creek Natural Area. Source: WLBT
    Way out, about 15 or so miles south west of Woodville, tucked away in the tall bluffs is the Clark Creek Natural Area. Source: WLBTWay out, about 15 or so miles south west of Woodville, tucked away in the tall bluffs is the Clark Creek Natural Area. Source: WLBT

    Way out, about 15 or so miles south west of Woodville, tucked away in the tall bluffs is the Clark Creek Natural Area.

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    Way out, about 15 or so miles south west of Woodville, tucked away in the tall bluffs is the Clark Creek Natural Area.

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  • 3 on the Road: Son of a Gun

    3 on the Road: Son of a Gun

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-04-21 01:02:45 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Three on the Road takes us into the backcountry with a trip to where a movie is being made. And the subject of the movie is even more far-out than it’s setting.

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    Three on the Road takes us into the backcountry with a trip to where a movie is being made. And the subject of the movie is even more far-out than it’s setting.

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  • 3 on the Road: Gold in the Hills

    3 on the Road: Gold in the Hills

    Friday, April 13 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-04-13 21:02:29 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Three on the Road takes you to a front row seat at the longest-running play in the world, and it is in Mississippi, in Vicksburg. And “Gold in the Hills” is being performed again this weekend.

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    Three on the Road takes you to a front row seat at the longest-running play in the world, and it is in Mississippi, in Vicksburg. And “Gold in the Hills” is being performed again this weekend.

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  • 3 on the Road: Springtime at Natchez City Cemetery

    3 on the Road: Springtime at Natchez City Cemetery

    Thursday, April 5 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-04-06 01:45:21 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The City Cemetery in Natchez is actually a popular tourist destination. And when spring begins to bloom it’s a popular place for photographers, too.

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    The City Cemetery in Natchez is actually a popular tourist destination. And when spring begins to bloom it’s a popular place for photographers, too.

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  • 3 on the Road: Santa Collection

    3 on the Road: Santa Collection

    Friday, March 30 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-03-30 22:15:04 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    There is a fun collection in Collins. And it is a collection that tends to bring out the best in us. Because you HAVE to be good around Santa. So how much BETTER would you be when there are 6000 Santa’s in the room!

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    There is a fun collection in Collins. And it is a collection that tends to bring out the best in us. Because you HAVE to be good around Santa. So how much BETTER would you be when there are 6000 Santa’s in the room!

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  • 3 on the Road: Festival of Colors

    3 on the Road: Festival of Colors

    Thursday, March 29 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-03-30 01:04:43 GMT

    The Festival of Colors is coming up Saturday and you are invited The Festival is at the Hindu Temple in Flowood.  

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    The Festival of Colors is coming up Saturday and you are invited The Festival is at the Hindu Temple in Flowood.  

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  • 3 on the Road: Dogwoods

    3 on the Road: Dogwoods

    Friday, March 23 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-03-23 22:41:33 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    There it is. Blooming there under the branches of the taller oaks and pines and cedars; a Dogwood. It varies a few days or maybe a week or so, this way that each year for exactly when it first pops out.

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    There it is. Blooming there under the branches of the taller oaks and pines and cedars; a Dogwood. It varies a few days or maybe a week or so, this way that each year for exactly when it first pops out.

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  • 3 on the Road: Chuck Rhoads Art Class

    3 on the Road: Chuck Rhoads Art Class

    Thursday, March 22 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-03-23 01:59:40 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Three on the Road is at Puckett High School today for the art program. Every school used to have art years ago, but that’s not the case anymore. Most of the time art is dropped because it is too expensive.

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    Three on the Road is at Puckett High School today for the art program. Every school used to have art years ago, but that’s not the case anymore. Most of the time art is dropped because it is too expensive.

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  • 3 on the Road: Natchez St. Patrick's Parade

    3 on the Road: Natchez St. Patrick's Parade

    Friday, March 16 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-03-17 00:51:48 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Saturday is Saint Patrick’s Day and Natchez is awaiting one of its annual traditions. It’s the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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    Saturday is Saint Patrick’s Day and Natchez is awaiting one of its annual traditions. It’s the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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  • 3 on the Road: Lake Washington

    3 on the Road: Lake Washington

    Friday, March 9 2018 7:09 PM EST2018-03-10 00:09:09 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The arrival of spring has many signs in Mississippi: daffodils, wisteria, pine pollen. But people fishing is one of the true tests that warm weather is coming.

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    The arrival of spring has many signs in Mississippi: daffodils, wisteria, pine pollen. But people fishing is one of the true tests that warm weather is coming.

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  • 3 on the Road: Kim Sessums art

    3 on the Road: Kim Sessums art

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 11:29 PM EST2018-03-08 04:29:48 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    As I was going into the Brookhaven Library to do an entirely different story the other day, I saw a bronze sculpture that looked awfully familiar to me. Then I realized, this is a miniature of the African American Civil War sculpture in the Vicksburg National Military Park. 

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    As I was going into the Brookhaven Library to do an entirely different story the other day, I saw a bronze sculpture that looked awfully familiar to me. Then I realized, this is a miniature of the African American Civil War sculpture in the Vicksburg National Military Park. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Architecture

    3 on the Road: Architecture

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 9:29 PM EST2018-03-08 02:29:30 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    There is a pleasant look to Brookhaven. A part of that is the good fortune that a lot of Victorian homes were built here during the lumber boom of the late 1800s and early 1900s. And a lot of it is because there are people here with a vision to keep these old homes alive and also to expand that revitalization to downtown.

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    There is a pleasant look to Brookhaven. A part of that is the good fortune that a lot of Victorian homes were built here during the lumber boom of the late 1800s and early 1900s. And a lot of it is because there are people here with a vision to keep these old homes alive and also to expand that revitalization to downtown.

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  • 3 On The Road: Lincoln County Civic Center - an outdoor lovers paradise

    3 On The Road: Lincoln County Civic Center - an outdoor lovers paradise

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-03-08 00:48:44 GMT

      The fields are green and it's a baseball lover's dream for young batters in Brookhaven. The Lincoln Civic Center and baseball complex is the new award-winning hub for a variety of outdoor activity. 

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      The fields are green and it's a baseball lover's dream for young batters in Brookhaven. The Lincoln Civic Center and baseball complex is the new award-winning hub for a variety of outdoor activity. 

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  • Reed's Metals: A true American success story in Lincoln County

    Reed's Metals: A true American success story in Lincoln County

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 7:08 PM EST2018-03-08 00:08:49 GMT
    Reed's Metals now has seven locations in seven states. Source: WLBTReed's Metals now has seven locations in seven states. Source: WLBT

    The Mayor of Brookhaven describes Bernie Reed's story as a "Great American Success Story".         

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    The Mayor of Brookhaven describes Bernie Reed's story as a "Great American Success Story".         

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  • 3 On The Road: Lulah Ragsdale in Brookhaven

    3 On The Road: Lulah Ragsdale in Brookhaven

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 10:56 PM EST2018-03-07 03:56:13 GMT
    Ragsdale's most known publication, a verse about points of view and being honest to one’s self, comes from her book of poetry “If I See Green." Source: WLBTRagsdale's most known publication, a verse about points of view and being honest to one’s self, comes from her book of poetry “If I See Green." Source: WLBT
    Ragsdale's most known publication, a verse about points of view and being honest to one’s self, comes from her book of poetry “If I See Green." Source: WLBTRagsdale's most known publication, a verse about points of view and being honest to one’s self, comes from her book of poetry “If I See Green." Source: WLBT

    Creative writing is one of the subjects they teach at the Mississippi School of the Arts.

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    Creative writing is one of the subjects they teach at the Mississippi School of the Arts.

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  • 3 On the Road: Mississippi School of the Arts

    3 On the Road: Mississippi School of the Arts

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 5:27 PM EST2018-03-06 22:27:46 GMT
    There are two specialized high schools in Mississippi -- one being the School of Math and Science in Columbus and the other being the School of the Arts in Brookhaven. Source: WLBTThere are two specialized high schools in Mississippi -- one being the School of Math and Science in Columbus and the other being the School of the Arts in Brookhaven. Source: WLBT
    There are two specialized high schools in Mississippi -- one being the School of Math and Science in Columbus and the other being the School of the Arts in Brookhaven. Source: WLBTThere are two specialized high schools in Mississippi -- one being the School of Math and Science in Columbus and the other being the School of the Arts in Brookhaven. Source: WLBT

    There are two specialized high schools in Mississippi -- one being the School of Math and Science in Columbus and the other being the School of the Arts in Brookhaven -- where high school juniors and seniors not only expand their academic knowledge, but also expand their talents. 

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    There are two specialized high schools in Mississippi -- one being the School of Math and Science in Columbus and the other being the School of the Arts in Brookhaven -- where high school juniors and seniors not only expand their academic knowledge, but also expand their talents. 

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  • 3 On The Road: Lincoln County is doing big business

    3 On The Road: Lincoln County is doing big business

    Monday, March 5 2018 8:49 PM EST2018-03-06 01:49:51 GMT
    Lincoln County has a vibrant array of economic drivers. Source: WLBTLincoln County has a vibrant array of economic drivers. Source: WLBT
    Lincoln County has a vibrant array of economic drivers. Source: WLBTLincoln County has a vibrant array of economic drivers. Source: WLBT

    Lincoln County has a vibrant array of economic drivers. 

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    Lincoln County has a vibrant array of economic drivers. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Delta Winter

    3 on the Road: Delta Winter

    Saturday, March 3 2018 2:01 PM EST2018-03-03 19:01:25 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    After all the rain we get most winters, I sometimes wonder if the levees, which were designed to keep the water OUT of the Delta, aren’t working in reverse, keeping water IN. But then again, wet and boggy fields draped in fog are more often the rule during the cold winter months in the Delta, than not.

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    After all the rain we get most winters, I sometimes wonder if the levees, which were designed to keep the water OUT of the Delta, aren’t working in reverse, keeping water IN. But then again, wet and boggy fields draped in fog are more often the rule during the cold winter months in the Delta, than not.

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  • 3 on the Road: Birthday Dave

    3 on the Road: Birthday Dave

    Thursday, March 1 2018 5:25 PM EST2018-03-01 22:25:14 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Three on the Road is more like “Three on the PHONE” this time. That’s because “on the phone” is where most people are best acquainted with Birthday Dave. This is kind of a fun story for me. Everybody has at least one day out of the year that is special for them and that is their birthday. 

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    Three on the Road is more like “Three on the PHONE” this time. That’s because “on the phone” is where most people are best acquainted with Birthday Dave. This is kind of a fun story for me. Everybody has at least one day out of the year that is special for them and that is their birthday. 

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  • Movie Incentive Bill pending in Senate

    Movie Incentive Bill pending in Senate

    Monday, February 26 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-02-27 00:46:52 GMT

    We have a lot of things that entice the movie industry to come to Mississippi. For instance we’ve got ready made sets everywhere. You don’t have to put up a façade of an old church, for instance. We’ve got them all over the place. But there’s some things that could make Mississippi more enticing to the movie industry. One of them is coming up for a vote in the legislature Tuesday.

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    We have a lot of things that entice the movie industry to come to Mississippi. For instance we’ve got ready made sets everywhere. You don’t have to put up a façade of an old church, for instance. We’ve got them all over the place. But there’s some things that could make Mississippi more enticing to the movie industry. One of them is coming up for a vote in the legislature Tuesday.

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  • 3 on the Road: Magnolia Church Site Cleanup

    3 on the Road: Magnolia Church Site Cleanup

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:25 PM EST2018-02-23 23:25:44 GMT
    Souorce: WLBTSouorce: WLBT
    Souorce: WLBTSouorce: WLBT

    On the night of April 30, 1863, 155 years ago, Union troops marched a road out west of Port Gibson, ultimately on their way to Vicksburg. Their first resistance was encountered here at the Shaifer House. The house still stands on the Port Gibson Battle Field. It is undergoing renovations…again.

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    On the night of April 30, 1863, 155 years ago, Union troops marched a road out west of Port Gibson, ultimately on their way to Vicksburg. Their first resistance was encountered here at the Shaifer House. The house still stands on the Port Gibson Battle Field. It is undergoing renovations…again.

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  • 3 on the Road: New Capitol Renovation Finished

    3 on the Road: New Capitol Renovation Finished

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:16 PM EST2018-02-16 23:16:44 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    When Brenda Davis, the curator of the New Capitol called me and told me they had finished the years-long refurbishing of the exterior of the New Capitol by replacing the floor of the north lobby, I was wondering what an interior floor had to do with an exterior renovation.

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    When Brenda Davis, the curator of the New Capitol called me and told me they had finished the years-long refurbishing of the exterior of the New Capitol by replacing the floor of the north lobby, I was wondering what an interior floor had to do with an exterior renovation.

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  • 3 on the Road: Dan Henley (Dancin' Dan the Banjo Man)

    3 on the Road: Dan Henley (Dancin' Dan the Banjo Man)

    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:14 PM EST2018-02-16 02:14:14 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    If you ever get to the point in life when you think you are too old to learn something new, just remember  Dancin' Dan the Banjo Man.

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    If you ever get to the point in life when you think you are too old to learn something new, just remember  Dancin' Dan the Banjo Man.

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  • 3 on the Road: Rose Pruning

    3 on the Road: Rose Pruning

    Friday, February 9 2018 6:49 PM EST2018-02-09 23:49:03 GMT

    If you are a gardener you have always be thinking a season or two ahead of yourself. So even though it’s the middle of winter, you should be planning for the blooming season.

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    If you are a gardener you have always be thinking a season or two ahead of yourself. So even though it’s the middle of winter, you should be planning for the blooming season.

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  • 3 on the Road: Hall of Fame Restaurant

    3 on the Road: Hall of Fame Restaurant

    Friday, February 2 2018 5:55 PM EST2018-02-02 22:55:01 GMT

    It’s Super Bowl Weekend and two things come to mind right away: football and food!  A little building on Highway 49 at Little Yazoo combines the two. At first, it may strike you that naming your place “Hall of Fame” may be a little braggadocios,  but like Dizzy Dean used to say, “It ain’t bragging if you can do it.”

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    It’s Super Bowl Weekend and two things come to mind right away: football and food!  A little building on Highway 49 at Little Yazoo combines the two. At first, it may strike you that naming your place “Hall of Fame” may be a little braggadocios,  but like Dizzy Dean used to say, “It ain’t bragging if you can do it.”

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  • 3 on the Road: Historical Markers/Brother Rogers

    3 on the Road: Historical Markers/Brother Rogers

    Thursday, February 1 2018 9:14 PM EST2018-02-02 02:14:46 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    They are all over the place, our historical markers. They tell about people, places, and events that are parts of the story that make up who we are. But who knows what they say. They’re hard to get to, or hard to stop for. 

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    They are all over the place, our historical markers. They tell about people, places, and events that are parts of the story that make up who we are. But who knows what they say. They’re hard to get to, or hard to stop for. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Flying Cloud/Snow Geese

    3 on the Road: Flying Cloud/Snow Geese

    Friday, January 26 2018 9:30 PM EST2018-01-27 02:30:29 GMT

    I had spoken to the Indianola Rotary Club that day at noon and was meandering my way back home getting some still shots of the Delta, and I particularly wanted to get a shot of the Midnight, Mississippi sign because my friend Charles Thomas in Yazoo County tells people he lives between Midnight and Daybreak, place names not times of day, and I may want to do a story about that someday. 

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    I had spoken to the Indianola Rotary Club that day at noon and was meandering my way back home getting some still shots of the Delta, and I particularly wanted to get a shot of the Midnight, Mississippi sign because my friend Charles Thomas in Yazoo County tells people he lives between Midnight and Daybreak, place names not times of day, and I may want to do a story about that someday. 

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  • 3 on the Road: State Poem

    3 on the Road: State Poem

    Friday, January 26 2018 6:58 PM EST2018-01-26 23:58:15 GMT

    Patricia Neely-Dorsey’s verses are always about Mississippi or the South. And her “Meet My Mississippi” about sums up what a lot of people think of our state.

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    Patricia Neely-Dorsey’s verses are always about Mississippi or the South. And her “Meet My Mississippi” about sums up what a lot of people think of our state.

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  • 3 on the Road: Golden West Cemetery

    3 on the Road: Golden West Cemetery

    Friday, January 19 2018 6:52 PM EST2018-01-19 23:52:13 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Pastor Coleman pretty much thought this project looked impossible the first time he saw it last March. The first time he looked for it, all he actually saw that day was woods. 

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    Pastor Coleman pretty much thought this project looked impossible the first time he saw it last March. The first time he looked for it, all he actually saw that day was woods. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Hog Killin'

    3 on the Road: Hog Killin'

    Friday, January 12 2018 9:09 PM EST2018-01-13 02:09:22 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    There is a little “pop” down the hill near the hog trailer like a firecracker going off. So the process literally starts with a bang, away from folks who just don’t want to think about the way a “hog kllin’” got its name.

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    There is a little “pop” down the hill near the hog trailer like a firecracker going off. So the process literally starts with a bang, away from folks who just don’t want to think about the way a “hog kllin’” got its name.

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  • 3 on the Road: The New Capitol Building

    3 on the Road: The New Capitol Building

    Friday, January 5 2018 10:04 PM EST2018-01-06 03:04:53 GMT

    The “New” Capitol is over a hundred years old now. At the turn of the 20th Century, Mississippi designed and built its new state house.

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    The “New” Capitol is over a hundred years old now. At the turn of the 20th Century, Mississippi designed and built its new state house.

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  • 3 on the Road: Dead of Winter

    3 on the Road: Dead of Winter

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 9:35 PM EST2018-01-04 02:35:32 GMT

    We didn’t so much flow into the New Year as we just dripped into it, with the faucets left running at night so they wouldn’t freeze. It’s cold outside, baby. 

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    We didn’t so much flow into the New Year as we just dripped into it, with the faucets left running at night so they wouldn’t freeze. It’s cold outside, baby. 

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  • 3 On the Road: Winter in the Delta

    3 On the Road: Winter in the Delta

    Friday, December 29 2017 10:30 PM EST2017-12-30 03:30:16 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Catch the Delta on a cloudy late afternoon in winter when it seems like all the color has been drained out of the world and there is nothing left but gray sky and brown trees and black dirt and it’s easy to understand how this could be the birthplace of blues music, it’s so mournful and depressing. And if you don’t check yourself, you’ll get it in your mind that the Delta is a drab place in winter. Could be. Maybe that’s why it’s even more impressiv...

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    Catch the Delta on a cloudy late afternoon in winter when it seems like all the color has been drained out of the world and there is nothing left but gray sky and brown trees and black dirt and it’s easy to understand how this could be the birthplace of blues music, it’s so mournful and depressing. And if you don’t check yourself, you’ll get it in your mind that the Delta is a drab place in winter. Could be. Maybe that’s why it’s even more impressiv...

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  • 3 on the Road: Pinola Flower Lady

    3 on the Road: Pinola Flower Lady

    Monday, December 25 2017 1:42 PM EST2017-12-25 18:42:35 GMT

    You will find Willie Sue Newsome at her dining room table in her spare time from about the end of October until about this time every year. Her dining room table serves as her workshop for making colorful flower arrangements at her house in Pinola.

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    You will find Willie Sue Newsome at her dining room table in her spare time from about the end of October until about this time every year. Her dining room table serves as her workshop for making colorful flower arrangements at her house in Pinola.

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  • 3 on the Road: Natchez Decorations

    3 on the Road: Natchez Decorations

    Thursday, December 21 2017 8:55 PM EST2017-12-22 01:55:23 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    These Christmas and winter scenes have been highlighting the holidays in Natchez since they were first set up at the old Paper Mill decades ago. They became a regional tradition.

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    These Christmas and winter scenes have been highlighting the holidays in Natchez since they were first set up at the old Paper Mill decades ago. They became a regional tradition.

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  • 3 On The Road: Two Museums legacy

    3 On The Road: Two Museums legacy

    Thursday, December 7 2017 10:48 PM EST2017-12-08 03:48:25 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Here are some friends of mine, two of them with Archives and History that have been so helpful to us this week, and former Governor William Winter to wrap up our week of previews with their perspectives.

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    Here are some friends of mine, two of them with Archives and History that have been so helpful to us this week, and former Governor William Winter to wrap up our week of previews with their perspectives.

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  • 3 On The Road: Modern Era Civil Rights Museum

    3 On The Road: Modern Era Civil Rights Museum

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 11:22 PM EST2017-12-07 04:22:03 GMT

    Mississippi's history is often controversial when it comes to civil rights, so when you visit the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, you may want to bring a tissue because it will be a very emotional experience.   

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    Mississippi's history is often controversial when it comes to civil rights, so when you visit the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, you may want to bring a tissue because it will be a very emotional experience.   

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  • 3 on the Road: Two Museums - Jim Crow Era

    3 on the Road: Two Museums - Jim Crow Era

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 6:05 PM EST2017-12-06 23:05:28 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum is destined to be one of the most powerful statements about the Civil Rights Movement in the nation. Each of the galleries portrays another aspect of the movement, or perhaps a different time period. But one of the MOST powerful galleries depicts the Jim Crow era.

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    The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum is destined to be one of the most powerful statements about the Civil Rights Movement in the nation. Each of the galleries portrays another aspect of the movement, or perhaps a different time period. But one of the MOST powerful galleries depicts the Jim Crow era.

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  • 3 On The Road: Mississippi's First 200 Years

    3 On The Road: Mississippi's First 200 Years

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 9:30 PM EST2017-12-06 02:30:30 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Let's reflect on the past 200 years of history and culture when Mississippi was officially recognized as the 20th state in the nation.

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    Let's reflect on the past 200 years of history and culture when Mississippi was officially recognized as the 20th state in the nation.

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  • 3 On The Road: A preview of pre-statehood exhibits at the Museum of MS History

    3 On The Road: A preview of pre-statehood exhibits at the Museum of MS History

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 5:30 PM EST2017-12-05 22:30:48 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Cheryl Lasseter takes you on a tour of the exhibits leading up to Mississippi statehood in 1817. 

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    Cheryl Lasseter takes you on a tour of the exhibits leading up to Mississippi statehood in 1817. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Two Museums

    3 on the Road: Two Museums

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 3:46 PM EST2017-12-05 20:46:41 GMT

    The new Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in downtown Jackson has been a sizable investment of not only dollars but time. That investment in time that culminated in the Museum of Mississippi History really started over a century ago when the Mississippi Department of Archives and History was established.

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    The new Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in downtown Jackson has been a sizable investment of not only dollars but time. That investment in time that culminated in the Museum of Mississippi History really started over a century ago when the Mississippi Department of Archives and History was established.

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  • 3 On The Road: Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

    3 On The Road: Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 12:11 AM EST2017-12-05 05:11:48 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum does more than give visual images of the oppression and suffering endured by those who stood up against the system, it is about more than the fight for equality.  It is a journey that brings almost every emotion. 

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    The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum does more than give visual images of the oppression and suffering endured by those who stood up against the system, it is about more than the fight for equality.  It is a journey that brings almost every emotion. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Dunns Falls

    3 on the Road: Dunns Falls

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:27 PM EST2017-11-18 00:27:43 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The waterfall at Dunn’s Falls near Meridian is not a natural fall. It was created before the Civil War by John Dunn from a nearby creek to form a pond at the top of the bluff to supply the water needed to turn the wheel and power his mill.

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    The waterfall at Dunn’s Falls near Meridian is not a natural fall. It was created before the Civil War by John Dunn from a nearby creek to form a pond at the top of the bluff to supply the water needed to turn the wheel and power his mill.

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  • 3 on the Road: Belmont Plantation

    3 on the Road: Belmont Plantation

    Friday, November 17 2017 1:14 AM EST2017-11-17 06:14:23 GMT

    Three on the Road heads to the Delta today where a sleeping giant is awakening. And what he means is the tourism industry. The potential has always been there and now the area is really beginning to get creative.  And they are inviting people to stop and stay, instead of just driving through.

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    Three on the Road heads to the Delta today where a sleeping giant is awakening. And what he means is the tourism industry. The potential has always been there and now the area is really beginning to get creative.  And they are inviting people to stop and stay, instead of just driving through.

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  • 3 on the Road: Veteran's Book

    3 on the Road: Veteran's Book

    Thursday, November 9 2017 6:13 PM EST2017-11-09 23:13:26 GMT

    Saturday is Veterans Day and Three on the Road is at the Laurel Veterans Memorial Museum for a story about one specific veteran.

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    Saturday is Veterans Day and Three on the Road is at the Laurel Veterans Memorial Museum for a story about one specific veteran.

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  • Lebanese National indicted for cybercrimes against Ridgeland Business

    Lebanese National indicted for cybercrimes against Ridgeland Business

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:48 PM EST2017-11-09 22:48:39 GMT

    Rani Bin Muhammad Qubaysi, 29, of Beirut, Lebanon, has been charged in a two-count federal indictment with knowingly transmitting a program, information, code, or command causing damage to a protected computer, and extorting money by threatening to damage a protected computer.

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    Rani Bin Muhammad Qubaysi, 29, of Beirut, Lebanon, has been charged in a two-count federal indictment with knowingly transmitting a program, information, code, or command causing damage to a protected computer, and extorting money by threatening to damage a protected computer.

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  • 3 on the Road: Tommy Johnson Blues Festival

    3 on the Road: Tommy Johnson Blues Festival

    Thursday, November 2 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-11-02 23:30:59 GMT

    It’s the 12th annual Tommy Johnson Music Festival at the Jackson Medical Mall this Saturday. Here’s a little bit about why he’s important and why you need to know about him.

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    It’s the 12th annual Tommy Johnson Music Festival at the Jackson Medical Mall this Saturday. Here’s a little bit about why he’s important and why you need to know about him.

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  • 3 on the Road: Delta Hot Tamale Festival

    3 on the Road: Delta Hot Tamale Festival

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-10-31 23:12:35 GMT

    Just to give you an idea of what the Delta Hot Tamale Festival does for Greenville, Washington Avenue on any given weekday morning is kinda quiet. But on the morning of the Hot Tamale Festival, it is anything but quiet.

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    Just to give you an idea of what the Delta Hot Tamale Festival does for Greenville, Washington Avenue on any given weekday morning is kinda quiet. But on the morning of the Hot Tamale Festival, it is anything but quiet.

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  • 3 On the Road: Adams County industry is on the rebound

    3 On the Road: Adams County industry is on the rebound

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:15 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:15:45 GMT

    Manufacturing is seeing somewhat of a renaissance in the Natchez area. Chandler Russ heads up the area's economic development efforts. As a hometown guy who's made a return, he's seen the ebb and flow of industry trends and the impacts on the area workforce.

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    Manufacturing is seeing somewhat of a renaissance in the Natchez area. Chandler Russ heads up the area's economic development efforts. As a hometown guy who's made a return, he's seen the ebb and flow of industry trends and the impacts on the area workforce.

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  • 3 On The Road: Pike County celebrities

    3 On The Road: Pike County celebrities

    Thursday, May 11 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-05-11 15:03:12 GMT

    Small towns scattered through Pike County have produced big talent. Many of them went worldwide to the beat of their own drum. "Founder of Rock 'n' Roll" Bo Diddley was born near Magnolia, south of McComb. 

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    Small towns scattered through Pike County have produced big talent. Many of them went worldwide to the beat of their own drum. "Founder of Rock 'n' Roll" Bo Diddley was born near Magnolia, south of McComb. 

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  • 3 on the Road: The Curse of Dummy Mummy

    3 on the Road: The Curse of Dummy Mummy

    Friday, October 20 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-10-21 01:29:16 GMT

    In spite of the Old Capitol Museum archiving the story of Mississippi, one of its most popular artifacts has nothing to do with state history and is back on display for a limited time again this year.

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    In spite of the Old Capitol Museum archiving the story of Mississippi, one of its most popular artifacts has nothing to do with state history and is back on display for a limited time again this year.

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  • 3 On The Road: St. John's Day School

    3 On The Road: St. John's Day School

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-10-19 03:37:02 GMT

    Laurel is a beautiful city in the Pine Belt of Mississippi and lumber was it’s founding industry. There are still left over souvenirs from those early days that have taken on new lives in our day. One of those is St John’s Day School.

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    Laurel is a beautiful city in the Pine Belt of Mississippi and lumber was it’s founding industry. There are still left over souvenirs from those early days that have taken on new lives in our day. One of those is St John’s Day School.

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  • 3 on the Road: Glass Steeple

    3 on the Road: Glass Steeple

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-10-11 23:33:20 GMT

    The Belmont Baptist Church in Raymond is an unusual twist on religious architecture. If you are in the dark, light a candle. If you don’t have a candle, light the steeple. 

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    The Belmont Baptist Church in Raymond is an unusual twist on religious architecture. If you are in the dark, light a candle. If you don’t have a candle, light the steeple. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Puckett Art/Canton Flea Market

    3 on the Road: Puckett Art/Canton Flea Market

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:56 PM EDT2017-10-11 00:56:40 GMT

    The Canton Flea Market is coming up this Thursday. And although there may not seem to be an obvious connection at first, there is a strong tie between the flea market and the art department at Puckett Attendance Center. Puckett students are finishing projects and packing things to go to the market.

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    The Canton Flea Market is coming up this Thursday. And although there may not seem to be an obvious connection at first, there is a strong tie between the flea market and the art department at Puckett Attendance Center. Puckett students are finishing projects and packing things to go to the market.

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  • 3 on the Road: D'Lo's 'Small Town, Big Mayor' season finale

    3 on the Road: D'Lo's 'Small Town, Big Mayor' season finale

    Thursday, October 5 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-10-06 01:58:38 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    D'Lo has been the subject of the national television show 'Small Town, Big Mayor' for the past 13 weeks and has played a part in introducing America to a Mississippi they are unfamiliar with. 

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    D'Lo has been the subject of the national television show 'Small Town, Big Mayor' for the past 13 weeks and has played a part in introducing America to a Mississippi they are unfamiliar with. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Elephant Ear Bloom

    3 on the Road: Elephant Ear Bloom

    Thursday, October 5 2017 4:19 AM EDT2017-10-05 08:19:30 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Lots of people have had elephant ears growing in their yard a long time. For one thing, if you ever get them started you’re going to keep them because you will never get rid of them.

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    Lots of people have had elephant ears growing in their yard a long time. For one thing, if you ever get them started you’re going to keep them because you will never get rid of them.

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  • 3 on the Road: Natchez Tourism

    3 on the Road: Natchez Tourism

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-09-27 00:52:25 GMT

    To say that Natchez is dependent on tourism would be an understatement. Tourism started in Natchez in the 1930s about the same time highways got good enough to travel across the country.

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    To say that Natchez is dependent on tourism would be an understatement. Tourism started in Natchez in the 1930s about the same time highways got good enough to travel across the country.

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  • 3 on the Road: Adams County

    3 on the Road: Adams County

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:40:49 GMT

    t was while the British still held the title that many loyalists from the Atlantic Seaboard moved to Mississippi to get away from the American Revolution.

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    t was while the British still held the title that many loyalists from the Atlantic Seaboard moved to Mississippi to get away from the American Revolution.

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  • 3 on the Road: Spider Lilies

    3 on the Road: Spider Lilies

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-09-23 00:45:59 GMT

    On the first day of fall, early fall color is already showing up. Maybe POPPING up would be the better term. Mama called them spider lilies, although they go by a number of names.

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    On the first day of fall, early fall color is already showing up. Maybe POPPING up would be the better term. Mama called them spider lilies, although they go by a number of names.

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  • 3 on the Road: Hopewell Water

    3 on the Road: Hopewell Water

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:19:49 GMT

    There are rivers and lakes and good fishing spots all over the place. Everywhere you look there is water.But there’s even MORE water beneath our feet that you CAN’T see. As with the case of the well in Phillip Hammon's yard in Copiah County.

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    There are rivers and lakes and good fishing spots all over the place. Everywhere you look there is water.But there’s even MORE water beneath our feet that you CAN’T see. As with the case of the well in Phillip Hammon's yard in Copiah County.

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  • 3 on the Road: Port Gibson Haunted Tour

    3 on the Road: Port Gibson Haunted Tour

    Friday, September 15 2017 8:57 PM EDT2017-09-16 00:57:45 GMT

    We are more on the street than on the road; Church Street in Port Gibson for a good time and a good cause. As with any old town, the vast majority of its population is in here, the various cemeteries around. Or are they?

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    We are more on the street than on the road; Church Street in Port Gibson for a good time and a good cause. As with any old town, the vast majority of its population is in here, the various cemeteries around. Or are they?

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  • 3 on the Road: Strawberry Plains Hummingbird Festival

    3 on the Road: Strawberry Plains Hummingbird Festival

    Friday, September 8 2017 9:12 PM EDT2017-09-09 01:12:42 GMT

    It’s time to hang the humming bird feeders because the annual hummingbird migration is underway. Mississippi is in the middle of a bug hummingbird migration pathway

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    It’s time to hang the humming bird feeders because the annual hummingbird migration is underway. Mississippi is in the middle of a bug hummingbird migration pathway

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  • 3 on the Road: The Hand that Points to Heaven

    3 on the Road: The Hand that Points to Heaven

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-08-16 23:40:26 GMT

    It’s one of those icons that come to mind when you are thinking of Mississippi scenes. And it’s back home where it belongs.

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    It’s one of those icons that come to mind when you are thinking of Mississippi scenes. And it’s back home where it belongs.

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  • 3 on the Road: Hinds Community College 100th Anniversary

    3 on the Road: Hinds Community College 100th Anniversary

    Friday, August 11 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-08-11 23:18:45 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Hinds Community College is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. And last night they recognized 100 people who are significant to the school. 

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    Hinds Community College is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. And last night they recognized 100 people who are significant to the school. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Noxapater-Virginia Martin

    3 on the Road: Noxapater-Virginia Martin

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-08-10 20:51:52 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Noxapater is a small town in Winston County about ten miles south of Louisville, or so. The name is probably Native American. But my friend Jim Briger in researching his book, “Hometown Mississippi” says some folks think it may come from Latin.

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    Noxapater is a small town in Winston County about ten miles south of Louisville, or so. The name is probably Native American. But my friend Jim Briger in researching his book, “Hometown Mississippi” says some folks think it may come from Latin.

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  • 3 on the Road: Waverly

    3 on the Road: Waverly

    Friday, August 4 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-08-05 02:36:50 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Waverly is near the banks of the Tombigbee River between West Point and Columbus. It has been a tourist destination since the Snow family started the restoration of it over 50 years ago. Of course, the house is a lot older than that.

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    Waverly is near the banks of the Tombigbee River between West Point and Columbus. It has been a tourist destination since the Snow family started the restoration of it over 50 years ago. Of course, the house is a lot older than that.

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  • 3 on the Road: Bond Farm Museum

    3 on the Road: Bond Farm Museum

    Friday, August 4 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-08-04 20:51:58 GMT

    John Bond’s granddaddy settled in Amite County in 1865 and Bonds have been living here on this farm ever since. John and his wife, Inez decided a few years back that they needed a place to preserve some of the memorabilia of the farm and the community and the family. So they built the Bond Farm Museum.

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    John Bond’s granddaddy settled in Amite County in 1865 and Bonds have been living here on this farm ever since. John and his wife, Inez decided a few years back that they needed a place to preserve some of the memorabilia of the farm and the community and the family. So they built the Bond Farm Museum.

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  • 3 on the Road: Paulding

    3 on the Road: Paulding

    Friday, July 28 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-07-29 01:03:41 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Places come and then they go. Three on the Road takes us to what used to be one of the most influential towns in Mississippi. It’s not much more than a crossroads today; Paulding in Jasper County.

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    Places come and then they go. Three on the Road takes us to what used to be one of the most influential towns in Mississippi. It’s not much more than a crossroads today; Paulding in Jasper County.

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  • 3 on the Road: 100 things to do in Jackson

    3 on the Road: 100 things to do in Jackson

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:25:59 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Hardly had to get out of the BREAK room, because I’ve been reading this book about things to do in Jackson  Specifically 100 things to do in Jackson before we die.

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    Hardly had to get out of the BREAK room, because I’ve been reading this book about things to do in Jackson  Specifically 100 things to do in Jackson before we die.

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  • Three on the Road: Mendenhall Friday Nights

    Three on the Road: Mendenhall Friday Nights

    Friday, July 14 2017 7:04 PM EDT2017-07-14 23:04:19 GMT

    Last Friday night all of the old cars were in Mendenhall for Mendenhall’s First Friday Cruise-in. This tradition started there about three years ago, but winter weather and other towns wanting to do the same thing sort of diluted the effort. Then it all sort of just quit everywhere. 

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    Last Friday night all of the old cars were in Mendenhall for Mendenhall’s First Friday Cruise-in. This tradition started there about three years ago, but winter weather and other towns wanting to do the same thing sort of diluted the effort. Then it all sort of just quit everywhere. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Sister Lucille

    3 on the Road: Sister Lucille

    Thursday, July 13 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-07-13 21:03:10 GMT

    They say laughter is the best medicine. If that’s, true then there are a lot of folks in the Delta who are getting healthier.

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    They say laughter is the best medicine. If that’s, true then there are a lot of folks in the Delta who are getting healthier.

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  • 3 on the Road: Wet June

    3 on the Road: Wet June

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-06-29 02:28:42 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The blooming of the mimosa and crepe myrtles says its summer, but those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer that Nat King Cole once sang about haven’t materialized so far this year.

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    The blooming of the mimosa and crepe myrtles says its summer, but those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer that Nat King Cole once sang about haven’t materialized so far this year.

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  • 3 on the Road: Fran Berry Daylilies

    3 on the Road: Fran Berry Daylilies

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-06-29 02:28:08 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    A few miles south of Crystal Springs heading down toward Georgetown, just off of Highway 27, Fran Berry has been growing and crossbreeding daylilies for years.

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    A few miles south of Crystal Springs heading down toward Georgetown, just off of Highway 27, Fran Berry has been growing and crossbreeding daylilies for years.

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  • 3 on the Road: Franklin Chess Center

    3 on the Road: Franklin Chess Center

    Thursday, June 15 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-06-16 00:42:09 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    3 On The Road is taking us to a place you may not readily associate with Mississippi. Walt Grayson is back to tell us about it. >>Walt: It’s a place where little kids will beat the stew out of you, as long as you are playing their game. TT 2:10 (Meadville) At first glance Meadville, Mississippi seems a quiet community. Neat, trim downtown. Crepe myrtles announcing summer’s arrival on the Franklin County Courthouse steps. Sports records of the high schoo...

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    Three On The Road is taking us to a place you may not readily associate with Mississippi. The United States Chess Federation has designated Franklin County, Mississippi as the Chess City of the Year for 2017. It’s a place where little kids will beat the stew out of you, as long as you are playing their game.

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  • 3 on the Road: Grand Gulf State Park damage

    3 on the Road: Grand Gulf State Park damage

    Friday, June 9 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-06-10 00:59:34 GMT

    There probably isn’t anybody happier to see the sunshine and dry weather return than the folks at Grand Gulf State Park, which encases what’s left of the old Spanish era town of Grand Gulf.

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    There probably isn’t anybody happier to see the sunshine and dry weather return than the folks at Grand Gulf State Park, which encases what’s left of the old Spanish era town of Grand Gulf.

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  • 3 ON THE ROAD: Decoration Day Correction

    3 ON THE ROAD: Decoration Day Correction

    Thursday, June 8 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-06-09 01:01:34 GMT

    And this is a correction or an addition to the Memorial Day, Mississippi Connection; something along that line. I hate to call it breaking news since it happened 150 years ago. But it is a story I had never heard.

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    And this is a correction or an addition to the Memorial Day, Mississippi Connection; something along that line. I hate to call it breaking news since it happened 150 years ago. But it is a story I had never heard.

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  • 3 on the Road: Synchronous Fireflies

    3 on the Road: Synchronous Fireflies

    Friday, June 2 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-06-02 23:42:01 GMT

    Three on the Road heads into the woods chasing fireflies. But not just any variety, synchronous fireflies. In the Smoky Mountains, people have to enter a lottery and be selected to be able to go into the park and see them. But they MAY be in your back yard here in Mississippi.

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    Three on the Road heads into the woods chasing fireflies. But not just any variety, synchronous fireflies. In the Smoky Mountains, people have to enter a lottery and be selected to be able to go into the park and see them. But they MAY be in your back yard here in Mississippi.

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  • 3 on the Road: Critter Challenge

    3 on the Road: Critter Challenge

    Friday, May 26 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-05-26 22:33:18 GMT

    Artist Rebecca Ziemer is one of the newest members of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi. She is a clay sculptor. And is now moving more toward flights of fantasy and away from saucers and teacups.

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    Artist Rebecca Ziemer is one of the newest members of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi. She is a clay sculptor. And is now moving more toward flights of fantasy and away from saucers and teacups.

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  • 3 on the Road: 1927 Flood 90th Anniversary

    3 on the Road: 1927 Flood 90th Anniversary

    Friday, May 19 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-05-20 01:29:35 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    With the Mississippi River in flood stage again right now, let's go back 90 years, to a time when an area the size of Delaware was under water in the Mississippi Delta. Back in 1927.

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    With the Mississippi River in flood stage again right now, let's go back 90 years, to a time when an area the size of Delaware was under water in the Mississippi Delta. Back in 1927.

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  • 3 on the Road: Greg Harkins Pig Roast

    3 on the Road: Greg Harkins Pig Roast

    Friday, May 19 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-05-19 21:47:46 GMT

    Greg Harkins may be best known for the thousands of hand-crafted chairs he has made over the years but he's not a bad cook, either.

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    Greg Harkins may be best known for the thousands of hand-crafted chairs he has made over the years but he's not a bad cook, either.

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  • 3 on the Road: McComb Rail Museum

    3 on the Road: McComb Rail Museum

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-05-11 01:47:54 GMT

    If it wasn't for the railroad, there would probably BE no McComb. And even if it were, it certainly wouldn’t be CALLED McComb.

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    If it wasn't for the railroad, there would probably BE no McComb. And even if it were, it certainly wouldn’t be CALLED McComb.

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  • 3 on the Road: Pike County - Mattie Rials

    3 on the Road: Pike County - Mattie Rials

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-05-10 00:20:06 GMT

    There are some people who are so strongly connected to their communities that everybody knows them. In McComb, people tell us that person is Mattie Rials. “Miss Mattie IS McComb, she’s so wonderful!.”

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    There are some people who are so strongly connected to their communities that everybody knows them. In McComb, people tell us that person is Mattie Rials. “Miss Mattie IS McComb, she’s so wonderful!.”

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  • 3 on the Road: Pike County Economy

    3 on the Road: Pike County Economy

    Monday, May 8 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-05-09 02:19:17 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The sound of progress could be heard in the City of McComb, in Pike County.  A new multi-million-dollar business is going up called Fitlife SportsPlex.

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    The sound of progress could be heard in the City of McComb, in Pike County.  A new multi-million-dollar business is going up called Fitlife SportsPlex.

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  • 3 on the Road: Pike County

    3 on the Road: Pike County

    Monday, May 8 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-05-08 23:03:02 GMT

    ‘Three on the Road’ is in Pike County this week, an Interesting place with lots of things fairly common with the development of other counties in the state, but a few that set Pike County apart.

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    ‘Three on the Road’ is in Pike County this week, an Interesting place with lots of things fairly common with the development of other counties in the state, but a few that set Pike County apart.

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  • 3 on the Road: Okolona College

    3 on the Road: Okolona College

    Friday, May 5 2017 10:24 PM EDT2017-05-06 02:24:49 GMT

    There is not much left of it. One boarded up building and another that seems to be pretty much gutted. And there is a brick gazebo right in the middle of what was once the campus of Okolona College.

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    There is not much left of it. One boarded up building and another that seems to be pretty much gutted. And there is a brick gazebo right in the middle of what was once the campus of Okolona College.

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  • 3 on the Road: Northeast Mississippi Pottery

    3 on the Road: Northeast Mississippi Pottery

    Thursday, May 4 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-05-05 02:23:59 GMT

    Arlon and Ouida Cox recently had a rare public showing of their extensive collection of pottery in a restored historic home in Fulton out east of Tupelo, in the home called The Cedars, also known as the Gates-Gaither house. 

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    Arlon and Ouida Cox recently had a rare public showing of their extensive collection of pottery in a restored historic home in Fulton out east of Tupelo, in the home called The Cedars, also known as the Gates-Gaither house. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Terry Heritage Day

    3 on the Road: Terry Heritage Day

    Friday, April 28 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-04-29 02:29:57 GMT

    There are banners attached to just about every power poll in Terry proclaiming this to be the town’s 150th anniversary.

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    There are banners attached to just about every power poll in Terry proclaiming this to be the town’s 150th anniversary.

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  • 3 on the Road: Livingston Farmer's Market

    3 on the Road: Livingston Farmer's Market

    Thursday, April 27 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-04-27 23:50:54 GMT

    The first time I ever paid any attention to this little hillside in Madison County there was nothing there but some cedar trees. Historian Charles Bowers was with me and told me that Madison County’s first courthouse sat in the middle of those cedars, which surrounded it and outlined it. Well, today, those cedars are ringed with lights and underneath them, every Thursday for the next three months will be an open-air farmers market. And there’s a lot more for sale her...

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    The first time I ever paid any attention to this little hillside in Madison County there was nothing there but some cedar trees. Historian Charles Bowers was with me and told me that Madison County’s first courthouse sat in the middle of those cedars, which surrounded it and outlined it. 

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  • 3 on the Road: D'lo Library

    3 on the Road: D'lo Library

    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-04-21 03:06:19 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    D’lo Mayor John Henry Berry is awfully proud of the new library in a room in City Hall on old highway 49 in D’lo. One unusual aspect of the library is, its creation and opening will be one episode of the reality TV show Small Town, Big Mayor on UPtv airing this August. 

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    D’lo Mayor John Henry Berry is awfully proud of the new library in a room in City Hall on old highway 49 in D’lo. One unusual aspect of the library is, its creation and opening will be one episode of the reality TV show Small Town, Big Mayor on UPtv airing this August. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Tupelo Automobile Museum

    3 on the Road: Tupelo Automobile Museum

    Friday, April 14 2017 8:54 PM EDT2017-04-15 00:54:55 GMT

    These “Three On The Road” stories would be very limited if it weren’t for the automobile. I don’t walk very fast, so we wouldn’t see very much. But with a car, we can go places like the Automobile Museum in Tupelo.

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    These “Three On The Road” stories would be very limited if it weren’t for the automobile. I don’t walk very fast, so we wouldn’t see very much. But with a car, we can go places like the Automobile Museum in Tupelo.

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  • 3 on the Road: The Oaks WWI

    3 on the Road: The Oaks WWI

    Thursday, April 13 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-04-13 21:59:52 GMT

    This is a year for anniversaries. Not only is this the 200th anniversary of Mississippi becoming a state, it is the 100th anniversary of the United States entering the First World War.

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    This is a year for anniversaries. Not only is this the 200th anniversary of Mississippi becoming a state, it is the 100th anniversary of the United States entering the First World War.

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  • 3 on the Road: Greenwood Cemetery Fence

    3 on the Road: Greenwood Cemetery Fence

    Friday, April 7 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-04-07 21:19:07 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    I suppose this would be the oldest surviving place from Jackson’s earliest days, way older than the Governor’s Manson and City Hall. This is Jackson’s original burial ground, Greenwood Cemetery on the northwest corner of downtown.

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    I suppose this would be the oldest surviving place from Jackson’s earliest days, way older than the Governor’s Manson and City Hall. This is Jackson’s original burial ground, Greenwood Cemetery on the northwest corner of downtown.

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  • 3 on the Road: Free Coffee Friday at Briarwood Presbyterian Church

    3 on the Road: Free Coffee Friday at Briarwood Presbyterian Church

    Friday, April 7 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-04-07 13:07:25 GMT

    Tomorrow is Friday. And it isn’t just ANY Friday. It’s the FIRST Friday of the Month. And people who take Briarwood Drive to work are discovering that First Friday’s are special. 

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    Tomorrow is Friday. And it isn’t just ANY Friday. It’s the FIRST Friday of the Month. And people who take Briarwood Drive to work are discovering that First Friday’s are special. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Hummingbirds

    3 on the Road: Hummingbirds

    Friday, March 31 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-03-31 22:02:02 GMT

    The hummingbird migration has started. Bryan Chapman is our hummingbird expert, and Bryan says they are migrating back into the state right now.

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    The hummingbird migration has started. Bryan Chapman is our hummingbird expert, and Bryan says they are migrating back into the state right now.

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  • 3 on the Road: Luther Steverson's Wooden Chains

    3 on the Road: Luther Steverson's Wooden Chains

    Thursday, March 30 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-03-30 23:00:35 GMT

    Luther Steverson is a woodworker. He makes birdhouses and things like that. But at the suggestion of his wife, he sort of started specializing on one particular item that, to me, is unusual for a woodworker.

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    Luther Steverson is a woodworker. He makes birdhouses and things like that. But at the suggestion of his wife, he sort of started specializing on one particular item that, to me, is unusual for a woodworker.

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  • 3 on the Road: Jackie Thompson

    3 on the Road: Jackie Thompson

    Thursday, March 16 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-03-17 00:21:15 GMT

    Today's story is about an old friend; not only an old friend but a guy who likes the old music. And that is what he has been known for, for quite a long time, playing the old music; 50’s music in particular.

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    Today's story is about an old friend; not only an old friend but a guy who likes the old music. And that is what he has been known for, for quite a long time, playing the old music; 50’s music in particular.

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  • 3 on the Road: Early Spring

    3 on the Road: Early Spring

    Saturday, March 4 2017 1:34 AM EST2017-03-04 06:34:55 GMT

    The temperatures have been cycling up and down for several weeks, now; mostly up. So much so that when we have a chilly morning like Friday, the spillway at the Rez steams like the lake is full of hot water. 

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    The temperatures have been cycling up and down for several weeks, now; mostly up. So much so that when we have a chilly morning like Friday, the spillway at the Rez steams like the lake is full of hot water. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Mikah Meyer's world record quest

    3 on the Road: Mikah Meyer's world record quest

    Thursday, March 2 2017 9:06 PM EST2017-03-03 02:06:51 GMT

    Mikah Meyer has set out on a quest to visit all of the National Parks and National Monuments. And when he finishes, he will hold the world's record for the youngest person ever to have done so.

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    Mikah Meyer has set out on a quest to visit all of the National Parks and National Monuments. And when he finishes, he will hold the world's record for the youngest person ever to have done so.

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  • 3 on the Road: Simpson County-Hopewell Church

    3 on the Road: Simpson County-Hopewell Church

    Friday, February 24 2017 7:01 PM EST2017-02-25 00:01:18 GMT

    Way down in the southern part of Simpson County, where it and Jefferson Davis and Covington Counties meet, is Hopewell Church. Maybe just over into Jefferson Davis County if I am reading my maps right.

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    Way down in the southern part of Simpson County, where it and Jefferson Davis and Covington Counties meet, is Hopewell Church. Maybe just over into Jefferson Davis County if I am reading my maps right.

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  • 3 on the Road: Simpson County - How D'Lo got its name

    3 on the Road: Simpson County - How D'Lo got its name

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 10:34 PM EST2017-02-23 03:34:06 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    D’Lo is an unusual name for a town. I asked a few people how it got it, and they were all reluctant to talk about it.

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    D’Lo is an unusual name for a town. I asked a few people how it got it, and they were all reluctant to talk about it.

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  • 3 on the Road: Simpson County-D'Lo Veterans

    3 on the Road: Simpson County-D'Lo Veterans

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 8:55 PM EST2017-02-23 01:55:37 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The sign going into D’Lo says “Maybe not the biggest but the best.” Well, there is one record D’Lo holds and has for more than 75 years. The MOST. 

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    The sign going into D’Lo says “Maybe not the biggest but the best.” Well, there is one record D’Lo holds and has for more than 75 years. The MOST. 

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  • 3 on the Road: Simpson County-D'Lo Water Park

    3 on the Road: Simpson County-D'Lo Water Park

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 6:45 PM EST2017-02-22 23:45:09 GMT

    Our home for the afternoon is the D’Lo Water Park. It is a picturesque spot on the Strong River. The Park is open year round and MOST everything here is free. 

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    Our home for the afternoon is the D’Lo Water Park. It is a picturesque spot on the Strong River. The Park is open year round and MOST everything here is free. 

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  • 3 On The Road: Longtime mayor reflects on Magee's rapid growth

    3 On The Road: Longtime mayor reflects on Magee's rapid growth

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 12:19 AM EST2017-02-22 05:19:57 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The Magee that most people know is the busy strip of U.S. Highway 49, chock full of everything travelers need as they pass through on their way to or from the Gulf Coast.

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    The Magee that most people know is the busy strip of U.S. Highway 49, chock full of everything travelers need as they pass through on their way to or from the Gulf Coast.

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  • 3 on the Road: Simpson County- Magee off the Highway

    3 on the Road: Simpson County- Magee off the Highway

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 10:27 PM EST2017-02-22 03:27:01 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Hundreds and thousands, or perhaps hundreds OF thousands of people have been to Magee. But actually, they have been THROUGH Magee on highway 49 and never ventured off the main road. So while we’re here, we thought we’d venture a block or two in and show you what you’ve missed.

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    Hundreds and thousands, or perhaps hundreds OF thousands of people have been to Magee. But actually, they have been THROUGH Magee on highway 49 and never ventured off the main road. So while we’re here, we thought we’d venture a block or two in and show you what you’ve missed.

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  • 3 On The Road: Simpson County-Laid back life in the country

    3 On The Road: Simpson County-Laid back life in the country

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 11:36 AM EST2017-02-21 16:36:37 GMT

    Between them, Simpson County administrator Rhuel Dickinson and board of supervisors president Curtis Skiffer have about 22 years of service to the county. They like it here, and not just because of their strong family ties to the area.

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    Between them, Simpson County administrator Rhuel Dickinson and board of supervisors president Curtis Skiffer have about 22 years of service to the county. They like it here, and not just because of their strong family ties to the area.

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  • 3 on the Road: Simpson County

    3 on the Road: Simpson County

    Monday, February 20 2017 7:59 PM EST2017-02-21 00:59:38 GMT

    Simpson County gets visited a lot, being on the direct route between Jackson and the Coast. But most of us hit the county at one end and, with the exception of the red lights in Magee, zip right through without stopping.

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    Simpson County gets visited a lot, being on the direct route between Jackson and the Coast. But most of us hit the county at one end and, with the exception of the red lights in Magee, zip right through without stopping.

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  • 3 On the Road: Rodney Church

    3 On the Road: Rodney Church

    Friday, February 10 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-02-11 01:09:26 GMT

    A hundred and fifty years ago, the Mississippi River port town of Rodney had two banks, nearly two-dozen stores and a population of about five hundred. That was before the Mississippi River changed course and left Rodney high and dry.

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    A hundred and fifty years ago, the Mississippi River port town of Rodney had two banks, nearly two-dozen stores and a population of about five hundred. That was before the Mississippi River changed course and left Rodney high and dry.

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  • 3 on the Road: Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

    3 on the Road: Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

    Friday, February 3 2017 6:17 PM EST2017-02-03 23:17:06 GMT

    Mississippi is so well represented in almost any endeavor, including sports, and this being Super Bowl Weekend, I thought it might be interesting to drop by the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.

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    Mississippi is so well represented in almost any endeavor, including sports, and this being Super Bowl Weekend, I thought it might be interesting to drop by the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.

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  • Walt's Look Around: Old Vicksburg Building

    Walt's Look Around: Old Vicksburg Building

    Friday, January 27 2017 9:24 PM EST2017-01-28 02:24:04 GMT

    Another piece of history is being brought back to life in Vicksburg. It’s an old building north of downtown out on Martin Luther King Drive. And being that far out back in ‘the day’ put it in the perfect place to be the FIRST witness to an important piece of American history.

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    Another piece of history is being brought back to life in Vicksburg. It’s an old building north of downtown out on Martin Luther King Drive. And being that far out back in ‘the day’ put it in the perfect place to be the FIRST witness to an important piece of American history.

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  • Walt's Look Around: Karl Kaiser

    Walt's Look Around: Karl Kaiser

    Wednesday, January 25 2017 8:17 PM EST2017-01-26 01:17:35 GMT

    Karl Kaiser has a successful business in Mississippi with clients all over the nation. But in order to get to that point, Karl had to discover a few things about himself first.

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    Karl Kaiser has a successful business in Mississippi with clients all over the nation. But in order to get to that point, Karl had to discover a few things about himself first.

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  • Walt's Look Around: The Oaks

    Walt's Look Around: The Oaks

    Friday, January 20 2017 8:14 PM EST2017-01-21 01:14:44 GMT

    We’re going just down the street to one of, if not the oldest house in Jackson. And they’re proud to say in recent years they’ve gone to great effort to take steps backward.  

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    We’re going just down the street to one of, if not the oldest house in Jackson. And they’re proud to say in recent years they’ve gone to great effort to take steps backward.  

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  • Walt's Look Around: MS Weather

    Walt's Look Around: MS Weather

    Saturday, January 14 2017 6:48 PM EST2017-01-14 23:48:39 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Around Mississippi, looking at the news feed on Facebook it seems the big thrill the past couple of nights is taking pictures of the first full moon of the year. The Wolf Moon they call it.

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    Around Mississippi, looking at the news feed on Facebook it seems the big thrill the past couple of nights is taking pictures of the first full moon of the year. The Wolf Moon they call it.

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  • Walt's Look Around: Super Moon

    Walt's Look Around: Super Moon

    Friday, December 2 2016 3:55 AM EST2016-12-02 08:55:30 GMT

    We, and a few dozen other folks picked the Barnett Reservoir Overlook just north of Ridgeland for our vantage point from which to watch the super moon rise. It has just what you need, an unobstructed view of the eastern horizon. 

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    We, and a few dozen other folks picked the Barnett Reservoir Overlook just north of Ridgeland for our vantage point from which to watch the super moon rise. It has just what you need, an unobstructed view of the eastern horizon. 

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  • Walt's Look Around: The REZ 50th anniversary

    Walt's Look Around: The REZ 50th anniversary

    Friday, June 12 2015 7:03 PM EDT2015-06-12 23:03:38 GMT
    Friday, December 2 2016 3:55 AM EST2016-12-02 08:55:29 GMT
    Barnett Reservoir, Source: WLBTBarnett Reservoir, Source: WLBT
    John Sigman, the Reservoir manager tells us, “This year, actually in January, was the 50th anniversary of when the lake was first filled to pool elevation. January 15th of '65.”More >>
    John Sigman, the Reservoir manager tells us, “This year, actually in January, was the 50th anniversary of when the lake was first filled to pool elevation. January 15th of '65.”More >>
  • Walt's Look Around: White Pelicans at Ross Barnet Reservoir

    Walt's Look Around: White Pelicans at Ross Barnet Reservoir

    Friday, November 14 2014 4:44 PM EST2014-11-14 21:44:23 GMT
    Friday, December 2 2016 3:55 AM EST2016-12-02 08:55:29 GMT
    We are checking out some visitors to Mississippi. And this group will spend all winter with us. They are as sure a sign of fall as turning leaves and cold snaps. They are the white pelicans coming back to the Barnett Reservoir near Jackson.More >>
    We are checking out some visitors to Mississippi. And this group will spend all winter with us. They are as sure a sign of fall as turning leaves and cold snaps. They are the white pelicans coming back to the Barnett Reservoir near Jackson.
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  • Walt's Look Around: Oldfields

    Walt's Look Around: Oldfields

    Friday, December 2 2016 3:34 AM EST2016-12-02 08:34:00 GMT

    Today, we are visiting a special house on the Coast. It is special is several ways. For one, it’s an antebellum home. There aren’t that many antebellum houses in that part of the state, especially after the hurricanes along the water. And also, the house is special because of who once lived there.

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    Today, we are visiting a special house on the Coast. It is special is several ways. For one, it’s an antebellum home. There aren’t that many antebellum houses in that part of the state, especially after the hurricanes along the water. And also, the house is special because of who once lived there.

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