Mississippi http://wknofm.org en Long Jumper Brittney Reese Inches Closer to Olympic Dream http://wknofm.org/post/long-jumper-brittney-reese-inches-closer-olympic-dream <p>With the 2012 Summer Olympics barely eight weeks away, many U.S. athletes still need to qualify for their ticket to London&hellip; among them Mississippian Brittney Reese.</p><p>Reese is not just any Olympic-hopeful, she&#39;s also the current long jump world champion and record holder.</p><p>Training jumps are understated affairs for Brittney Reese. No dramatic spray of sand, just a dull thud and a quick word between athlete and trainer. Neither she, nor her coach, Joe Walker, is of the loquacious sort.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 19:07:22 +0000 Sandra Knispel 14762 at http://wknofm.org Long Jumper Brittney Reese Inches Closer to Olympic Dream Radio Roundtable: Rick Santorum Wins Mississippi Primary, the Shelby County Commission, and More http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-rick-santorum-wins-mississippi-primary-shelby-county-commission-and-more <p>This week on the <em>Behind the Headlines</em> Radio Roundtable, the panel discusses Rick Santorum&#39;s win in Mississippi in the GOP Presidential Primary.</p><p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Justin Willingham 10606 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: Rick Santorum Wins Mississippi Primary, the Shelby County Commission, and More The Little Church That Could http://wknofm.org/post/little-church-could <p>Nearly 17 years ago, a pastor at a small African-American church in Hernando, Mississippi found that the traditional Delta diet of fried anything had produced a super-sized congregation. He set out to change that.</p><p>On a recent Sunday morning, rainy and wind swept, roughly 70 members of Oak Hill Baptist Church in Hernando worship with their Pastor Michel O. Minor at this small, rural church on the hill.</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 22:20:08 +0000 Sandra Knispel 5320 at http://wknofm.org The Little Church That Could Radio Roundtable: Mississippi Rejects the Controversial Personhood Amendmendment http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-mississippi-rejects-controversial-personhood-amendmendment <p>This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable: the result of the run-off election for City Council between Lee Harris and Kimba Ford, missing ammunition at the Memphis Police Department, and the rejection of the controversial &quot;Personhood&quot; amendment&nbsp;to Mississippi&#39;s constitution. &nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Sat, 12 Nov 2011 01:24:03 +0000 Justin Willingham 3835 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: Mississippi Rejects the Controversial Personhood Amendmendment