Hi, my name Samantha Barnes, or Sam for short, and I love radio. I am a local girl from Canton, MO, but was born in Brooklyn, New York (GO YANKEES). I guess you can say that my radio career, started with my high school band teacher, Mr. Berry, who introduced me to the wonderful world of music. I learned about all different genres from classical to blues and hip hop to pop. He’s the reason I fell in love with music. I graduated from Northwest Missouri State University (GO BEARCATS), and started my journey into radio. And in my opinion, it is the coolest job ever.
Here’s Where Your Kids Can Eat For Free or Cheap
My husband and I like to take the girls out to dinner every now and then, but it can get pretty expensive (even for just the four of us). So we did a little crowdsourcing yesterday to find the best Quincy restaurant deals. Here's everything we found...
Do I Have to Follow ‘School Zone’ Laws In The Summer?
While some schools in the Tri-States have already started their summer vacation, Quincy Public Schools don't officially begin their summers until Friday. With school not in session for the summer, do Quincy drivers still need to slow down in school zones?
What Are Missouri and Illinois’ Most Popular Baby Names?
Having a baby is the most exciting time in a couple's relationship, but picking out the perfect name can also be a pretty stressful experience.
Avenue Beat’s New Video is Incredible (and Hilarious!)
Our friends in Avenue Beat are back with a new video!
12 Hours of Giving Starts This Holiday Weekend
Blood is always needed to help save lives and you can do your part to give the gift of life this Friday.
Cardinals Tickets Are Just $4 Next Month!
If you were wanting to take the entire family to a game this season, here is a great opportunity to go see the Cardinals and save some money. Or grab a group of friends and have a day at the ball park. The Cardinals are offering tickets for just $4 in June!
A ‘T-Rex Flash Mob’ Is A Real Thing (And You Can Be Part of It)
The St. Louis Science Center wants dinosaur fans to be a part of a "dinosaur flash mob" June 1.
And The Area’s BEST Hairstylist Is…
After more than 1,000 nominations and thousands of votes casted, we are happy to announce that we’ve found, beyond the shadow of a doubt, the absolute BEST hairstylist in the Quincy/Hannibal area!
What Do You Want to See Happen to The Sears Building? (POLL)
Here we go again. Losing not only another Quincy business, but another Quincy Mall business. With Sears closing in mid-August, it brings up the question: What should the building be NOW?
This Quincy ‘Princess Class’ Sounds Like The Most Fun Thing Ever!
What little girl doesn't dream about being a princess? Even today I wish I could be a princess (hey, it worked out for Meghan Markle). Belle? Ariel? Elsa? We all have our favorites. And now there's a class to help your daughter(s) live out their royal dreams!