Author Archives: Emily Tillman

April 26th – Carla Cooke at the Grammy Museum

GRAMMY MUSEUM® MISSISSIPPI PRESENTS SPOTLIGHT: CARLA COOKE ON APRIL 26 AT 7 P.M. SAM COOKE’S DAUGHTER WILL ENGAGE WITH MUSEUM GUESTS THROUGH AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION AND PERFORMANCE CLEVELAND, MISS. (April 17, 2019) — Join GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi on April 26 at 7 p.m. as we put a spotlight on Carla Cooke, the daughter of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Sam Cooke. Prolific in his singing ...

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Pioneers of Rock N Soul Starring Billy Buchanan!

The Pioneers of Rock ‘n Soul Show is a nonstop, no holds barred production that pays tribute to many of the essential soul, blues, and early rock trailblazers. The shows founder and star, ‘Legends in Concert’ Performer, Billy Buchanan, portrays Little Richard, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, and Chuck Berry, with an unbelievable authenticity. Born and raised in Cleveland, OH, the city where DJ ...

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New Show on V105.5!

Most of you already know that we have Casey Kasem every Saturday from 7 to 10 in the morning counting down the American Top 40 from the 70s. Now we have Casey on Sunday evenings from 5 to 9 counting down the 80s! Be sure to check it out right after Sweet Soul Weekend with Jeff Foxx. 

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New Content on V105!

Every week day at 7:53am and 4:53pm you can hear our new feature called “Did You Know Mississipppi?” It features our program director Emily Tillman who has been writing and producing this segment for over a year for Newstalk 1490. Listen as Emily tells you interesting facts about our state that you may not know! Mississippi is rich in history ...

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MSU Men fall to Bama 83-79

In a game that number 22 Mississippi State “should have won” against unranked Alabama, but after Quinndary Weatherspoon’s injury the Dawgs took a 12 point deficit into the locker room. Weatherspoon came out of the locker room with ice on his knee and on crutches. But the dawgs fought to get within three points of the crimson tide, but after ...

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Quinndary Weatherspoon Leads the Dawgs to Upset Over Auburn 92-84

The number 22 Bulldog basketball team defeated number 16 Auburn yesterday,92-84, with Quinndary Weatherspoon the 6’4″ guard from Canton leading the way tying his season high with 27 points. Overall the team shot 51%. Lamar Peters the 6 foot guard from New Orleans helped matters himself with a double double bringing in 16 points and 10 assists. With just over ...

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14th Annual Christmas Caroling Finalists

Tonight are the finals of the 14th Annual V105 Christmas Caroling Contest! It starts at 7pm at the Vicksburg Convention Center. It is only $5 for those over 12 and under 12 is absolutely free. You will hear performances from our finalists! They are as follows:   In Division One: Redwood Holiday Choir – Blimey Carols Sherman Avenue 1st Grade ...

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Halloween and Fall Festival Happenings In Our Town

October 26 – Bovina Elementary Fall Festival – 6-8pm October 27 – Chick Fil A Family Fall Festival – 2-5pm October 27 – Outlets of Vicksburg Trick or Treating – 5-7pm October 28 – Annual Pumpkin Party at First Baptist Church – 5-7pm October 28 – Trunk or Treat at Elevate Church – 5-6pm October 29 – United Way Trunk ...

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14th Annual Caroling Contest Entry Forms Are Out!

The entry forms for the Christmas caroling contest are out! Pick one up at: Vicksburg McDonald’s McDonald’s on Clinton Boulevard in Jackson McDonald’s on North State Street near The Baptist Hospital McDonald’s inside the Methodist Rehab Hospital River Hills Bank in Vicksburg, Port Gibson, and Madison

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