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.
For 2,179 Days Michael Jordan’s Illinois Mansion Still on Market
For 2,179 days the mansion where Michael Jordan called home is still on the market. Why?
Get Ready – Famous Voodoo Doughnut Shop Opening in Illinois
If you've never experienced a Voodoo Doughnut you are missing out. Soon you will have a chance to try one as the famous donut shop is making Illinois 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...
Experience the Magic at this Illinois Reindeer Farm this Holiday
This is the one-holiday experience you don't want to miss out on.
AHH! Home Alone NOT the Most Popular Christmas Movie in Illinois
We are in full Christmas movie-watching season in my house. So, when a list came out listing each state's favorite Christmas movie I was surprised that Home Alone was not #1 for Illinois.
Could Missouri Soon Have Two Six Flags Parks? Possibly
There is a possibility that there could be two Six Flags Theme Parks in Missouri.
5 of the Most Enchanting Illinois Towns to Visit This Holiday
Move over to October I'm ready to talk about the holidays and the places to visit.
The Most Popular Ghost Stories in Illinois Will Give You Chills
Resurrection Mary the Vanishing Hitchhiker might be one of the most famous ghost stories in the Land of Lincoln.
Magnificent Victorian Home Illinois Has a Restored Horse Carousel
When you think you've seen it all when it comes to glamorous homes, think again. This $4.5 million Victorian home in Illinois comes with more than just bedrooms and bathrooms.
Beware – House in Illinois Goes All in on Halloween Decorations
I feel sorry for any neighbors close to this house in Illinois who decorates every one of their yard with Halloween décor.
2 Illinois Restaurants Among the Nations 20 Best to Visit
Fine dining at its best. That's what you are going to get when you visit one of these two Illinois restaurants voted the best in the nation for 2023.
This Grand Mansion Among Some of the Most Haunted Illinois Homes
If you're looking to get freaked out by one of the most haunted places in Illinois I think I found it for you.