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‘Cast Nets & Cotton’ Revisited

My personal cotton story began on the manmade beaches of Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Four years ago, I knew little about cotton history or its production. That’s when I dove in with zeal to learn all that my mind and my camera could capture. They say, “All roads lead home.” In this case, my cotton journey, titled “Cast Nets & Cotton,” ... Read More »

River’s Low Level Poses Problem

If something barring an epic flood doesn’t happen soon, the Mississippi River could be too low for navigation. Because of the severe drought in 2012, waterborne commerce on the middle Mississippi River is in real danger. For barges to move through the Mississippi River, there has to be at least nine feet of water throughout the navigation channel. Current projections ... Read More »