If you've been looking forward to the summer edition of "The Original Radio Auction," Bids for Bargains, your wait is almost over.

Summer Bids for Bargains 2017, presented by Harpole's Heartland Lodge, begins just after 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 11. We will be on the air from 8:05 a.m. until noon through Saturday the 15th. Then we'll begin again Tuesday, the 18th and go until Saturday the 22nd or until we run out of stuff (whichever comes first).

As usual, there will be thousands of items up for bid from dozens of area businesses. All you have to do is call in your best bid, and chances are good you're going to save a bunch of money.

And, not only can you listen on NewsTalk 1070, but you can also listen online at khmoradio.com, or you can listen on the Radio Pup app on your smart phone.

Also, again this go-around, Bids for Bargains can also be heard on KICK-AM 1530 and kickam1530.com.

To call in your bids, the numbers are:

  • 573-221-5488
  • 217-223-9048
  • 1-800-322-1950
  • 573-248-7805
  • 217-242-2698

A partial list of the items up for bid includes:

Labinnah Bistro - $20 Gift Certificates
Gem City Laser - Verju Body Contouring Package
Muffler Shop & Safety Lane - Oil Change Certificate
The Olive Branch - Palmyra - $25 Gift Certificate
Flower's For You - $25 Gift Certificate
Styl It 2 - Quincy - $50 Gift Certificate
Country Kitchen - Hannibal - BBQ Ribs & Fries, Big Country Burger, Chicken Tenders & Fries, Farm Skillet Scramble with Coffee, and Skillet Scramble with Coffee
Aunt Polly's Treasures - $25 Gift Certificate
Butch's Sports World - Palmyra - Parker Hurricane X-Bow Kit, Mathews Monster Chill X Compound Bow & Elite Impulse 34 Compound Bow
Finn's Food & Spirit - Hannibal - $10.00 gift certificates
Walden Bros. Transportation - gift certs for 2 day 15 passenger van rental
Hannibal Nutrition Center - gift cert for Roast Beef dinner for 10 ppl
Mt. Olivet Cemetery - burial plots
Advance Beauty College - 1500 clock hour tuition Cosmetology program
Drakes Steak & Ale - $10.00 gift certificates
Mark Twain Landing - Adult & Youth Day Passes
Red Roof Fast Lube - Quincy - Oil Change Certificate
Primo's Pizza - Large 3-Top Pizza
Haden's Motorsports - NEW 2012 Honda CMX Motorcycle
Ackles Farm Market - $10 gift certificate
Harpoles Heartland Lodge - 1 Nite for 2 Standard room ($199 each)
Harpoles Heartland Lodge - 1 Nite for 2 Suite ($299 each)
Ruba's General Store - meat & deli certificates
Scottie's Fun Spot - $20 gift certificates
Line X - Standard Spray On Bed Liner
Poage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat - Certificates Towards A Set of 4 Tire
Poage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat - Vehicle Maintenace- Oil Changes & 16 point inspection
Poage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat - Gas/Engine Tune Up
poage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat - Diesel/Engine Tune Up
Quincy Family YMCA - 6 month adult membership
Quincy Family YMCA - 6 month family membership
Quincy Family YMCA - 4 or 8 week swim lessons
Snap Fitness - 6 Month Membership
The Hunting Corner - Cross Bow, Re-Curve Bow, Arrows, target
Grand View Burial Park - Burial spaces, Veteran's package
Emerald City Jewelers - $100 gift certificares
Mark's Auto Repair - complete vehicle detail certificates
Quality Inn & Suites - Quincy - King Jacuzzi Suites
Salt River Outpost - AR - 15 Rifle, Ruger 22 hand gun
Mississippi Mind Trap - Admission for 2
Refreshment Services Pepsi
Golden Ruler - Office chairs