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 avid 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.
World’s Largest Convenience Store to Open in Missouri Next Month
It's finally here. The day we've all been waiting for. The official grand opening of the world's largest convenience store in Missouri. Mark your calendars for Monday, December 11, which is when the first Buc-ee's in Missouri will officially be open...
Age Limit on Trick-or-Treating in Missouri? It’s Complicated
This has been a conversation for weeks in my house. When is the appropriate age to stop trick-or-treating? In Missouri, one city is taking a stand on how old is too old for trick-or-treating.
Jason Momoa Coming to Missouri & Here’s Where you Can See Him
Jason Momoa is coming to Missouri on a vodka tour that he co-founded here's how you can meet him.
Where are The Top 11 Diners in Missouri?
Diners are the best. There is just something about walking into a diner to get some of the best food you will eat and Missouri has some of the best diners in the nation.
Interactive Map Shows Perfect Time for Fall Colors in Missouri
Looking to get those perfect family photos this fall? Check out this interactive map that will tell you when and where.
There are 4 Best Cheap Places to Eat in Missouri on a Budget
Going out is getting expensive and for a family of four like mine, it cuts into the budget. There is good news, there are five cheap places to eat at that won't break the bank and are also some of the best in the state.
The Most Beautiful Lake in Missouri is NOT the Lake of the Ozarks
This is a surprise. Experts claim that a lake in Kansas City is the most beautiful lake in the Show-Me State and NOT the Lake of the Ozarks.
Missouri Mall to be Torn Down for Massive 80 Acre $2B Project
Goodbye to something old to make way for something brand new.
Check Out the Most Hashtagged Locations in Missouri & Illinois
You know you use hashtags all the time. For me, not so much. However, if you are a social media user that uses hashtags then you might have been to one of the two most hashtagged locations in the nation. Florida Pan Handle stuck to looking at major attractions in major cities in the USA trying to figure out when in each state was the most hashtagged location. Peo...
Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Missouri Among Best in America
Missouri has some amazing places, views, and perfect spots to visit but there is one that stands out above the rest that you might not ever heard of.