10th Gospel Music Celebration and Scholarship Awards

Lady Tramaine Hawkins

JANS – The Canton Gospel Music Association will present the 10th Annual Gospel Music Celebration & Scholarship Awards, Sunday, Aug. 25 at 5:00 p.m. at the Greater Faith Calvary Pentecostal Church, 305 Railroad Street, Canton, MS. The purpose of this music celebration each year is to recognize individuals who have made significant musical contributions in Madison County. Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented to Mrs. Erma Cole & Mr. […]

France selects Louisville resident as top recipient for prestigious fellowship

reggie in France

JANS – Louis­ville, MS, resident Reginald “Reggie” Patterson is the only American to be awarded a 2013-2014 graduate writing fellowship from the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris, France. The other two recipients are from the region. Patterson is a Romance Studies doctoral student at Duke University. He is the son of Elmetra Patterson and […]

Comedian Joe Torry: from comedy to Cosby to Zimmerman

Joe Torry headshot

By Sandra Varner St. Louis, Missouri native Joe Torry has brought the funny for two decades and today, the 47-year old father, businessman and philanthropist is still on top of his game taking his stand-up comedy routine around the country from small towns to large metropolitan cities. Talk2SV caught up with him by phone at […]