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.
These Museums Are FREE For Illinois Residents On These Days Only
Although summer vacations might be over, you can always plan a weekend getaway to Chicago this fall to take advantage of these deals.
Things to Do In Quincy On This Rainy Weekend
Rain, rain go away. Come again another day. There is going to be plenty of rain this weekend, and if you're needing something to keep the kids busy, here are a few ideas.
Here Is The Best Day To See Fall Colors In Missouri and Illinois
You might find it hard to believe with ten inches of rain at 90 degree temps, but fall is just around the corner. And among everything there is about fall, when trees start changing color it truly is the spirit of fall. Now there's is a scientific way to figured out when the colors of fall will…
Lugnuts’ Car Show Looks Better Than Ever
The 19th Annual Tri-State Lugnuts Car show is scheduled for September 9 and it's going to be a great time for the whole family.
Everything You Need To Know About Hannibal’s ‘Taste of Twain’
Beer, wine, food, and music combine to make one of our favorite Hannibal events.
A Free ‘Parkour’ Class Is Coming to Quincy (This Could Be Fun!)
One of my favorite episodes of The Office is when Michael, Dwight, and Andy are doing parkour through the office and eventually onto the roof of a delivery truck (it does not go well but it sure is hilarious). I've tried recruiting my co-workers to do the same, but sadly I've been turned d…
I Love What These Quincy Cops Are Doing For Special Olympics
The Quincy Police Department does an amazing job keeping us safe day in and day out, and I absolutely love seeing them give back to the community--even more so than they already do--through initiatives like this.
Your Kids’ Favorite ‘Paw Patrol’ Characters Are Coming to Quincy
Your kiddos will definitely not want to miss this! Big Brothers and Big Sisters of West Central Illinois are bringing some popular TV stars to our area.
Here’s What You Can Expect From FOX This TV Season
Looks like FOX is holding off on debuting too many new shows until football season is over. Most of their shows will debut mid-season. And with the recent merger, it will be interesting to see what FOX does in developing new shows.
Here’s How To Get A Free Blizzard This Labor Day
As all of us gear up for the official last weekend of summer, Dairy Queen wants to celebrate by giving you a FREE blizzard.