My grandmother, who grew up in Greenville, Tennessee, remembered when they strung power lines in her hometown. Electricity changed her world. The pandemic confirmed that the lack of high-speed internet is a serious disadvantage. That, thankfully, has found a solution.

Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.