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Egg Bowl Tomorrow on POWER 107
November 28, 2014

The Egg Bowl will air on POWER 107 tomorrow at 12:30 pm.  Kick off will be at 2:30 pm on POWER 107! 

"A Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration" Today on POWER 107
November 28, 2014

Join POWER 107 today at 1pm for "A Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration" hosted by Jason Aldean today at 1pm.   It's a holiday feast with four hours of great music and stories from Country Superstars   as we celebrate the Thanksgiving Weekend.  

Happy Thanksgiving
November 26, 2014

Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving from the Staff and Management of POWER 107!

EGG BOWL On POWER 107
November 26, 2014

The 2014 "EGG BOWL"  will be held Saturday in Oxford.  Air time on POWER 107 will be 12:30pm, with kick-off at 2:30pm.  

POWER 107 Present's "A Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration" with Jason Aldean
November 26, 2014

POWER 107 will present "A Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration"  Friday, November 28th from 1 - 5 pm.  JasonAldean will host this special program.  It's a holiday feast for four hours of great music and stories from today's Country superstars as we celebrate the Thanksgiving weekend.   Country Stars will share what they're grateful for this holiday season!  Join us Friday, 1-5pm for "A Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration" on POWER 107!

The Moving Wall Coming To Yazoo County Next Year
November 26, 2014

Yazoo County is privileged to be hosting the Moving Wall Memorial next year, October 29th thru November 2nd.  It will be displayed on the Triangle Cultural Center grounds.   It will be open 24 hours a day while on display.  It is a 1/2 scale replica of the Vietnams' Memorial in Washington, DC.  We are humbled by what a sacrifice it represents.  

Wild Hog Damage Management Workshop
November 24, 2014

Mississippi State University Extension Service will host a Wild Hog Damage Management Workshop on Tuesday, December 9th, from  8:45am - 2:30pm at the Hampton Inn Conference Center, 2161 Grand Avenue in Yazoo City.   There is a $20 Registration Fee which includes lunch and materials.  Registration deadline is December 2nd.   For more information contact the Yazoo County Extension Office at 662-746-2453.  

Deadline to Enter Christmas Parade Tomorrow
November 24, 2014

The deadline to enter the Yazoo Christmas Parade is tomorrow, Tuesday, November 25th.  There is NO entry fee to enter this year, just fill out the entry form and drop off at City Hall, Yazoo Herald, or POWER 107.   The Parade will be held on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 6pm on Main Street. 

City Council Meeting Today at 2pm
November 24, 2014

The regular meeting of the Yazoo City Mayor and Board of Alderman will be held today at 2pm at the City Board Room.   If you can not attend, the meeting will be broadcast LIVE on POWER 107. 

CVB Honors 2014 Winners
November 24, 2014

The Yazoo County CVB held their 2014 CVB Honrs last Thursday, November 20th at the No Smoking Smokhouse in Yazoo City.  John Meeks, Chairman of the CVB Board welcomed everyone and Shanitra Finley, CVB Executive Director announced the winners of the "Tourism Pops." 

2014 Winners:

Fast Food Restaurant of the Year   -            Popeye's

Full Service Restaurant  of the Year  -         Cafe 7

Front Line Staff of the Year - Restaurant -  Christine Granderson      

Hotel of the Year   -                                        Hampton Inn

Front Line Staff of the Year - Hotel       -      Pete Patel 

Attraction of the Year    -                               Sam B. Olden Yazoo Historical Society Museum

Event of the Year     -                                     2014 Gospel Explosion

CVB Volunteers of the Year  -                      LIFESAVERS

Friend of Tourism      -                                  Wilma Curry

Emory R. Hodgson Community Service Award -  Dream Catchers, Inc.

It was an Award Winning Year for the Yazoo County CVB!  They brought home these tourism -industry awards in 2014:

Yazoo County CVB -  CVB of theYear

Tourism Achievement Award   -   Blue Fron Cafe

Delta Best Award for Tourism 2014  - Paul & JoAnn Adams

Delta Best Award for Tourism 2014 -  Yazoo County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Congratulations to all winners! 

          

POWER 107 "POWER BUCK'S" First Give-A-Way Tomorrow
November 20, 2014

POWER 107 will have our first drawing in our Shop At Home Promotion tomorrow.  We will be giving away "POWER BUCK'S" to make the holidays a litte greener for our listeners.  Be listening for your name to be called and you will have 10 minutes and 7 seconds to call in and claim your POWER BUCK'S on POWER 107!   Call 662-746-7676!  

Today is the Great American Smokeout!
November 20, 2014

Today is the Great American Smokeout!   It's a great day to quit smoking!   Here are some of the benefits of Quitting Smoking!

The Benefits of Quitting Smoking

 20 minutes after the last cigarette:  blood pressure decreases, pulse rate drops and body temperature of hands and feet increases.

 8 hours after quitting:  carbon monoxide level in blood drops to normal, and oxygen level in blood increases to normal.

24 hours after quitting:  chance of a heart attack decreases.

48 hours after quitting:  nerve endings start re-growing and ability to smell and taste is enhanced.

After 2 weeks to 3 months:  circulation improves:  walking becomes easier, lung function increases.

After 1 to 9 months:  coughing, sinus congestion, fatigue, shortness of breath decreases.

After 1 year:  excess risk of coronary heart disease is decreased to half that of a smoker.

After 5 to 15 years:  stroke risk is reduced to that of people who have never smoked.

After 10 years:  risk of lung cancer drops to as little as one-half that of continuing smokers; risk of cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney and pancreas decreases; and risk of ulcer decreases.

After 15 years:  risk of coronary heart disease is similar to that of people who never smoked; and risk of death returns to nearly the level of people who never smoked.

 

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