Entries in christmas (19)

Tuesday
Dec182012

Mission Possible: Batson Toy Drive | Mississippi Highway Patrol

Produced by Jim Albritton | The Mississippi Highway Patrol worked with other area law enforcement agencies on a toy drive for Batson Children's Hospital. The donated toys filled two trailers. Santa Claus will give the toys to sick and injured kids at Mississippi's only children's hospital on Christmas Eve. | Batson on Facebook | Batson Website
Monday
Dec172012

Photos of the Mississippi Highway Patrol's Toy Drive for Batson Children's Hospital

Go to our Facebook Photo Gallery to see photos of the Mississippi Highway Patrol Batson Children's Hospital Toy Drive. Click here to see all our photo albums.


Friday
Dec142012

Photos of New Orleans | December 2012

Go to our Facebook Photo Gallery to see photos of New Orleans. Click here to see all our photo albums.


Friday
Dec142012

Christmas in New Orleans 2012

Produced by Jim Albritton | A quick look at Christmas in New Orleans, from the decorated trees of the Roosevelt Hotel to the live music in the French Quarter.

Saturday
Dec242011

Wakeboarding Santa Stops Traffic in Mississippi

Produced by Jim Albritton | Heath Lynch is a father and a wakeboarder, but as the calendar nears December 25th, he's in a wet suit, on the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson, Mississippi as Santa Claus.

Saturday
Dec242011

Wakeboarding Santa and Griswold-Inspired Teen Bring Christmas Spirit to Mississippi 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Hayden Richardson is a typical high school senior until Christmastime when he fills his Madison, Mississippi yard on Sundial Road with 50 inflatables and 15,000 lights. Heath Lynch is a father and a wakeboarder, but as the calendar nears December 25th, he's in a wet suit, on the Ross Barnett Reservoir as Santa Claus. Together their display of Christmas spirit reaches thousands in metro Jackson, Mississippi.

Friday
Dec232011

Mele Kalikimaka or Merry Christmas From Hawaii | 2011


Produced by Jim Albritton | Mele Kalikimaka or Merry Christmas from the Aloha State. Enjoy the sights of Hawaii and the Bing Crosby classic song that celebrates Christmas in the Five-O state.

Saturday
Dec172011

BREAKING NEWS | Santa Institute News Conference | Short Version 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Watch longer version here. | We interrupt your regular programming for breaking news from the prestigious Santa Institute at Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. A hastily arranged press conference promises to deliver startling news about a Kris Kringle, apparently the assumed name of one Santa Claus. A team of researchers are set to reveal the science of Santa.

Saturday
Dec172011

Michael Buble's Holly Jolly Christmas | Batson Children's Hospital 


Produced by Jim Albritton | Enjoy Michael Buble's "Holly Jolly Christmas" and some scenes of holiday events at Batson Children's Hospital

Saturday
Dec172011

All I Want for Christmas is You | Sam McKee's Story | Soon 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A brief look at Sam McKee's emotional reunion with one of the nurses who cared for him at Batson Children's Hospital. A story about Sam's battle with a brain tumor is coming soon.

Friday
Dec092011

Great Christmas Gifts | Kohl's Cares Benefits Batson Children's Hospital 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Since 2006, Kohl's has donated more than $107,000 to Batson Children's Hospital through its Kohl's Cares program. Nationwide, the stores sell $5 books and plush toys year round with a 100 percent of the net profit benefitting children's health and education programs, including hospital partnerships like this one in Mississippi.

Monday
Dec052011

Jingle Bell Jog 2011 | The Annual Walk and Run Benefits the Mississippi Children's Cancer Clinic 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Hundreds of walkers and runners kick-off the season of giving at the annual Jingle Bell Jog, a benefit for the Mississippi Children's Cancer Clinic at the Batson Children's Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Sunday
Dec042011

BREAKING NEWS | Santa Institute News Conference Reveals Mysteries of Santa Claus 

Produced by Jim Albritton | We interrupt your regular programming for breaking news from the prestigious Santa Institute at Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. A hastily arranged press conference promises to deliver startling news about a Kris Kringle, apparently the assumed name of one Santa Claus. A team of researchers are set to reveal the science of Santa. 

Thursday
Nov242011

Nick Trees Benefits Batson Children's Hospital and Features a "Winter Wonderland" for Kids 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Buying a Christmas tree from Nick Trees at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds in Jackson or the former location of Rapids on the Reservoir in Rankin County has become an annual tradition for a growing number of families in central Mississippi. And again this year, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each tree benefits Batson Children's Hospital. |

Sunday
Jan162011

Going Griswold | The Behind the Scenes Story 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Watch out Clark Griswold. In central Mississippi, a neurologist, a psychologist and a mother of three are nipping at your heels, building bigger, flashier and more over-the-top Christmas displays than ever before. Go behind the scenes and see how and why they do it. You might be surprised. For more "Going Griswold" stories, go to http://newsocracy.org.