Author Archives: Emily Tillman

Tillman Talk Thursday August 22, 2019

Each Thursday at 8am Emily brings you whatever is interesting or entertaining in our great state and our community of Vicksburg/Warren County. This week on the show Lisa Mills of Bee Charmed talks honey and Saturday’s Farmers Market with Emily. Emily Will talk with Jonathan Smith, director of Missihippi about Saturday’s festival. It’s the newest festival in our state..check it ...

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Remembering Hurricane Camille – 50 Years Later

The Times Picayune Archive, Sign along Highway 90 Emily Tillman, August 15, 2019 On August 15th, 1969 a Category 2 hurricane struck Cuba. At this point, the hurricane known as Camille hadn’t been anything to write home about. By August 15th when she passed over the western edge of Cuba and entered the Gulf of Mexico, Camille started her trek ...

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Tillman Talk on Thursday – August 15, 2019

Dr. Elizabeth Brandon Each week Emily Tillman brings you entertaining and interesting stories from around the state and from our backyard in Vicksburg. This week she will speak to Dr. Elizabeth Brandon of Belhaven University about her groundbreaking research on kale juice killing cancer cells. Kansas will be in Cleveland on August 22 Emily will also have an interview with ...

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Around Mississippi: Dr. Elizabeth Brandon

Dr. Elizabeth Brandon, Belhaven Professor of Biology By: Emily Tillman, August 13, 2019 Over the summer we have learned that Dr. Elizabeth Brandon and her research team have discovered that low concentration kale juice kills certain types of liver cancer cells. In 2013 Brandon and her research assistant Bilal Qixilbash discovered the effects of kale juice on melanoma. As the ...

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Tillman Talk on Thursday – August 8, 2019

Tillman Talk is a weekly talk show hosted by Emily Tillman. It airs every Thursday at 8am on 1490AM and 107.7FM in Vicksburg or newstalk1490.net to stream worldwide. This week on Tillman Talk, Emily will have a great show. Kelle Barfield and Elizabeth Nelson will talk about Vicksburg Second Saturday THIS saturday from 2pm to 8pm. Also on the show ...

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Lottery Tickets Coming Soon

August 5, 2019 Today Emily sat down with the Director of Communications of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation, Meg Annison. Annison says that everything is on track for a December 1st start date in the scratch off ticket sales in the Mississippi Lottery. There are many steps to starting a state lottery, but the benefits are worth it. “For ten years ...

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If It Keeps Rainin’

William and Carson Bristow Jackson, Mississippi natives William and Carson Bristow join Emily on Tillman Talk this Thursday at 8am on Newstalk 1490AM and 107.7 FM or newtalk1490.net to stream if you aren’t in the Vicksburg area. The Bristow brothers are currently documenting the Yazoo Backwater Flood for their film, If It Keeps Rainin’. William is a filmmaker who graduated ...

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Vicksburg’s Space Exploration Role

Terry Winschel, ERDC Historian Tomorrow at 10am on 105.5 and vicksburgv105.com during the Mississippi Music Show, Emily Tillman will sit with Terry Winschel to discuss Vicksburg’s space exploration role. Saturday July 20th is the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and the best time to discuss how the scientists at Waterways Experiment Station test wheels for the lunar rover from ...

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May 11th – Vicksburg Themed Mississippi Music Show

Vicksburg Fest Saturday Lineup On May 11th, join Mark Jones and Emily Tillman for a special two hour Mississippi Music Show starting at 10am. We will have several of the artists from Vicksburgfest on the show! Mississippi Marshall, David Dunavent, Chad Wesley, Terry “Harmonica” Bean, Keith Johnson, and Patrick Smith. Also on the show we will have Vicksburg native and ...

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April 18, 2019 – Storm Damage

Walmart, Clinton MS; Photo courtesy of WLBT A dangerous line of storms moved through the area today producing possible tornadoes near Port Gibson and Alcorn State University along with Utica and Clinton. There are reports of cars being flipped over by the winds in Clinton at Walmart. Warren County Emergency Management Agency reports over 2,500 without power in Warren County. ...

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