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  • LOOK AROUND: A Delta winter

    LOOK AROUND: A Delta winter

    Friday, January 16 2015 7:02 PM EST2015-01-17 00:02:21 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:00 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.More >>
    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.More >>
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  • Look Around: Civil Rights Collection

    Look Around: Civil Rights Collection

    Wednesday, January 14 2015 11:04 PM EST2015-01-15 04:04:26 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 9:27 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:27:59 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Clinton Alexander has quite an extensive collection of civil rights memorabilia. And as interesting as the collection is, why he started it and what's to become of it now, are maybe even more important elements of his story.More >>
    Clinton Alexander has quite an extensive collection of civil rights memorabilia. And as interesting as the collection is, why he started it and what's to become of it now, are maybe even more important elements of his story.
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  • Walt Grayson

    Walt Grayson

    Walt Grayson is a 5th generation Mississippian, born and raised in Greenville. Walt's interest in broadcasting started early. His first radio job was as an announcer for a Greenville station while he

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    Walt's hobbies include writing and photography. He shoots all of the video for his stories himself.

     

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  • Walt's Look Around: Fossil Hunt

    Walt's Look Around: Fossil Hunt

    Sunday, September 11 2016 8:13 PM EDT2016-09-12 00:13:22 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Here is where we are hunting, a creek bed much like many others in north Mississippi, on a gravel bar just beneath a little water fall. This is where paleontologist George Phillips with the Natural Science Museum found the rare dinosaur tooth.

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    Here is where we are hunting, a creek bed much like many others in north Mississippi, on a gravel bar just beneath a little water fall. This is where paleontologist George Phillips with the Natural Science Museum found the rare dinosaur tooth.

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  • Look Around: Clock Museum at MSU

    Look Around: Clock Museum at MSU

    Friday, January 1 2016 5:36 PM EST2016-01-01 22:36:14 GMT
    Friday, January 1 2016 5:36 PM EST2016-01-01 22:36:14 GMT
    Source: Mississippi State UniversitySource: Mississippi State University
    The combined sound of over 400 clocks ticking at the same time, each in their own time.  All of these are wind up clocks in here, some dating back to the mid 1800s.  More >>

    The combined sound of over 400 clocks ticking at the same time, each in their own time.  All of these are wind up clocks in here, some dating back to the mid 1800s. 

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  • Walt Grayson uncovers the Tallahatchie Bridges

    Walt Grayson uncovers the Tallahatchie Bridges

    Wednesday, June 3 2015 12:58 PM EDT2015-06-03 16:58:13 GMT
    Thursday, June 4 2015 11:44 AM EDT2015-06-04 15:44:08 GMT
     Choctaw Ridge is a real area in Webster County. And the sleepy, dusty Delta is real. Not all that dusty this 3rd of June with all the rain lately, and not a lot of cotton to chop anymore, as in the song. It's more corn and soybeans now.More >>
     Choctaw Ridge is a real area in Webster County. And the sleepy, dusty Delta is real. Not all that dusty this 3rd of June with all the rain lately, and not a lot of cotton to chop anymore, as in the song. It's more corn and soybeans now.More >>
  • Walt's Look Around: The B.B. King Museum Tour

    Walt's Look Around: The B.B. King Museum Tour

    Friday, May 29 2015 12:35 PM EDT2015-05-29 16:35:11 GMT
    Friday, May 29 2015 7:08 PM EDT2015-05-29 23:08:09 GMT
    B.B. King, back when he was Riley King and lived on a nearby plantation, actually worked in this building two weeks a year, prior to the cotton harvest, helping lubricate the machinery. More >>
    B.B. King, back when he was Riley King and lived on a nearby plantation, actually worked in this building two weeks a year, prior to the cotton harvest, helping lubricate the machinery. More >>
  • Look Around: New Capitol gets a renovation

    Look Around: New Capitol gets a renovation

    The scaffolding is in place and the workers are already hard at it on a facelift for the New Capitol building. The ‘NEW' Capitol is over a 110 years old, now. But it's new compared to the OLD CapitolMore >>
    The scaffolding is in place and the workers are already hard at it on a facelift for the New Capitol building. The ‘NEW' Capitol is over a 110 years old, now. But it's new compared to the OLD Capitol building that it replaced. But anything this old, develops some problems over time.More >>
  • Look Around: Chunky River Raft Race

    Look Around: Chunky River Raft Race

    After a 15-year break, they are once again having the Chunky River Raft Race the first Saturday of June at Chunky just west of Meridian. They disbanded the race years ago not because of lack of interest,More >>
    After a 15-year break, they are once again having the Chunky River Raft Race the first Saturday of June at Chunky just west of Meridian.More >>
  • Look Around Mississippi: Chunky River Raft Race

    Look Around Mississippi: Chunky River Raft Race

  • Walt Spends All His Time with "Look Around Mississippi"

    Walt Devotes Himself to Look Around Full Time

    Do you know where Walt is?  Today he is bound to be on the road somewhere in Mississippi creating a new  Look Around MississippiMore >>
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  • GRAPHIC VIDEO: Teens mock drowning man

    GRAPHIC VIDEO: Teens mock drowning man

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:14:47 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:39:28 GMT

    Police say no laws were violated by five teens who made a video of a drowning man and posted it to social media. 

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    Police say no laws were violated by five teens who made a video of a drowning man and posted it to social media. 

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