August 2020

Rice Update

Crop looks promising as harvest approaches By Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service Rice harvest is approaching in the Mississippi Delta, and early signs point to good yields in 2020. Bobby Golden, rice specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and an assistant professor with the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, said the condition

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Blanche K. Bruce

A U.S. Senator from Bolivar County By  Aimee Robinette The Bolivar Bullet A great orator and advocate for those who could not defend themselves, Mississippi Senator Blanche K. Bruce was a Renaissance man in the truest sense of the word. The life and times of Bruce remains shrouded in some mystery as he was far

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Barry Bays

Multi-instrumentalist, session musician, DMI instructor. If you have been to a blues festival, juke joint, or listened to live music anywhere in the Mississippi Delta within the last twenty-five years, there is a decent chance you’ve seen Barry Bays play the bass guitar. Bays has been a mainstay on the Delta music scene as a

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