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.
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.
Help Us Collect Toys with the Stuff the Bus Event
We have teamed up with the Salvation Army to collect toys for the upcoming holiday season and here is how you can help.
Is This the Worst City to Live in Missouri? Experts Say YES!
Why is it that my favorite cities (no matter what state) always fall on not so great list? Experts from USA TODAY say that this Missouri City is the worst to live in, but it just so happens to be one of my favorites.
Canton Missouri Will Turn Green for Their Parade of Lights
The Canton Main Street Association will be painting the streets green this Christmas with their parade of light theme.
Festival of Lights in Quincy is Set to Open Thanksgiving Night
The Festival of Lights is back and ready for people to come to enjoy the light displays this holiday season.