Kurt Parsons is the Operations Manager for Townsquare Media Sedalia/Warrensburg. He began his broadcasting career at the age of 16 at his hometown radio station, KHMO, in Hannibal, Missouri. His career has included time with WJCL-FM in Savannah, Georgia; WKKW-FM in Morgantown, West Virginia; and WPWQ-FM in Quincy, Illinois. Before taking the Operations Manager position in Sedalia, Parsons spent three years as Digital Managing Editor, overseeing local content on station websites for Townsquare Media in Quincy, Illinois and Hannibal, Missouri.
Who is Your Favorite Country Star From Missouri? [Vote]
Everyone knows that states like Tennessee, Georgia and Texas produce a lot of country music stars, but several top talents in the genre are from the Show-Me State. Sara Evans, David Nail and Tyler Farr are a few modern country artists from Missouri, which is also the home state of classic country st…
Missouri Among Top 5 For States ‘Most Likely to Encounter Fights at Black Friday Sales’
I've always heard about Black Friday shoppers fighting over hot Christmas items, but I've never actually seen a fight break out. That might be surprising, as it turns out I live in one of the Top 5 states "where you’re most likely to encounter fights at Black …
The Cost of a Thanksgiving Meal in Missouri
Good news for Missouri shoppers. The price of a Thanksgiving meal is not going up very much in 2015. The American Farm Bureau Federation says that the price for most items used to prepare a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal will be very similar to 2014 prices.
What Store Would You Like to See Replace JC Penney in the Mall?
This morning I saw a news report on holiday shopping. It mentioned that some Quincy Mall business owners are a little concerned about the upcoming season, now that JC Penney is no longer an anchor store at the mall.
Hannibal Parks and Recreation Holding Holiday House Decorating Contest
Any contest that has a category called "Clark Griswold" sounds like a good idea to us! If you're one of those people - or are a part of one of those families - that goes a little crazy with Christmas lights, tinsel, animatronics, inflatables, and artificial snow, then this is for you. Hann…
December Country Concerts Within Driving Distance of the Quincy/Hannibal Area
Concert tickets always make a great stocking stuffer. Of course, if you're asking for tickets to any of these December shows, you'll have to convince Santa to come early. The Eli Young Band, Clint Black, Wynonna, Big and Rich, and several more national country music acts will be …
Fun December Events in the Quincy/Hannibal Area to Wrap Up the Year
2015 will soon come to a close. Several events, many holiday-themed, will be taking place around the Quincy/Hannibal area in December. Here is a look at some of the fun upcoming activities scheduled for December 2015.
Magic, Comedy and Illusions Show Coming to Quincy’s Morrison Theater
The Morrison Theater at Quincy Junior High School will be the site of Keith West's Magic and Illusions Show on Sunday, November 15. The show will start at 2 p.m.
What’s the Second Best Part of Christmas? [Poll]
Everyone knows that spending time with family and friends is the very best part of the holiday season. That's a given. But let's face it, there are a whole lot of elements that contribute to making Christmas merry. Picking out the perfect gifts, decorating the tree, even listening to the same Christ…
Ricochet Headlining Silver Bullet Reunion at Columbia’s Whiskey Wild Saloon
The group Ricochet burst onto the country music scene with a string of five consecutive Top 20 hits in the mid to late 90s. Their best-known song was the 1996 No. 1 single "Daddy's Money," which you can still hear on the radio all these years later. Whiskey Wild Saloon in Columbia will be …