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.
The Local Interview People Still Talk About Today
How could anyone ever forget the interview from KHQA, two years ago today. On this day, we all were introduced to Devon Hawkins.
Working Moms: The Struggle Is Real
The last few mornings have been a struggle for me and my four-year-old. And I am sure I'm alone in saying this, but sometimes being a working mom sucks.
Weekend Community Calendar for January 26-27
Here are some fun events going on this weekend in the Tri-States.
Can ANYONE Remember The Name of This Former Quincy Mall Restaurant?
HELP!!! I'm trying to remember the name of a restaurant that used to be located in the Quincy Mall back in the '90s. I can picture everything about it, but I'm drawing a complete blank on the name of the place!
St. Louis Is Offering Flights to Europe for Less Than $100
There is a new air service that will be available in May at St. Louis Lambert Airport, and they are kicking off with a WOW promotion.
Toys R Us Will Close 180 Stores This Year
After filing for bankruptcy, the toy company Toys R Us will be closing 180 stores nationwide, and there are a few close to the Tri-States that are impacted.
Don’t Go To the Super Bowl (Buy This Quincy Stuff Instead)
So it got me thinking, what could I do with that money (if I had it) right here in Quincy? I've come up with a few ideas...
What Your Handwriting Says About You
We are all different from our hair color, to eye color, to our fingerprints, but did you know that your handwriting can tell a lot about you?
A Quincy Festival Was Just Named The BEST In Illinois
I know it's not "festival season" in the cotton candy, funnel cake, lemon shake-up, BBQ sense. But there are plenty of amazing winter festivals to check out too. And one of them right here in the Gem City was just named the best in the state!
Want To Know What To Watch Next, This Might Help
There is SO much to watch these days, where do you start? Well according to this survey, here is what the people of Illinois is watching on Netflix.