Samantha Barnes is a Director of Content for Townsquare Media Quincy/Hannibal and Morning Show Co-Host on 97.9 KICK FM. She has been in radio for over 20 years in the Quincy/Hannibal area and lives here with her husband and two daughters. Sam is an avoid Hallmark Channel fanatic, she loves everything Christmas and would have tree up all year if her husband let her. She is a Missouri Broadcaster Award Winner for Best in Documentary/Public Affairs and Air Talent for a Morning Drive. Samantha is originally from Brooklyn, New York but has called Quincy home for over 30 years and knows the local market very well.
1,297 Miles of a Illinois Highway is Most Dangerous Road in State
Knowing that my kids will be driving in a few years scares me to death, and this new report that named the most dangerous road in every state makes me want to never have them drive ever.
Most Dangerous Bird in Missouri Should Not To Be Messed With
There is one particular bird that you will find all over Missouri that you just should not mess with and stay far, far away from.
8 Celebrities You’re Most Likely to Run Into in Illinois
Hundreds are if not thousands of celebrities past, present, and future that call Illinois home, but how likely are you to see any? Highly likely.
It’s Illegal to Have This Dog Breed as A Pet in Illinois
Pet ownership has gone up since the pandemic. There are a lot more animals in homes now than ever before, but in Illinois, there is one breed you CAN NOT have in your home.
If You Hit a Deer with Your Car in Illinois Can You Keep It?
It's that time when the deer are out in full force and I am sure you've seen a few on the side of the road, but can you keep those deer? Illinois is one of 15 states that says yes. You can legally keep a deer you hit with your car in Illinois along with other animals you accidentally hit and kill...
Over-the-Top Dessert in Illinois Will Have You Asking for More
Get ready to have your taste buds explode.
The Most Expensive Restaurant in Missouri is Worth Every Penny
We found it. The most expensive restaurant in Missouri and you're gonna want to bring that credit card with you.
Give Thanks! Missouri One of the Cheapest for Thanksgiving Dinner
It won't cost you that much in Missouri for Thanksgiving dinner this year.
The One and Only CP Holiday Train Making Two Stops in Missouri
It's back. After taking a few years off due to the pandemic, the CP Holiday Train will be making two stops in Missouri.
Don’t Cook – Here’s a List of Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving
Have someone else do the cooking for you this Thanksgiving.