Posts Tagged ‘Bill Crump’

Katrina Cottages project hits snags in Greenwood

GREENWOOD — Bill Crump says recent setbacks for the Baptist Town project won’t prevent it from moving forward. “We are committed to getting this project completed one way or another,” the chairman of the Greenwood-Leflore-Carroll Economic Development Foundation said. Two new setbacks recently were added to the list of challenges the project has faced since […] [...]

‘Help’ has $15-million impact on state

by Amy McCullough Published: May 22,2011

Tags: Bill Crump, DreamWorks Studios, Emma Stone, Greenwood, Kathryn Stockett, Tate Taylor, The Help

In the same way the best-selling Mississippi author Kathryn Stockett persevered through 60 rejections before getting her book “The Help” published, a band of folks responsible for bringing the movie of “The Help” to Mississippi wouldn’t take no for an answer. The DreamWorks Studios film, which had a $27-million budget and starred break-out actress Emma […] [...]

Q&A: Bill Crump, Director of governmental affairs, Viking Range

by Amy McCullough Published: May 22,2011

Tags: Bill Crump, Q&A, Viking Range

It’s been quite a ride Crump goes from the Delta to Washington and back again Bill Crump, Viking Range’s director of governmental affairs, has had a very interesting life for a boy from Mississippi cotton fields. Elected as mayor of Slaughter at 19, Crump once held the title of the United States’ youngest mayor. He […] [...]

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