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.
Yes! There is a Home Alone Pop Up Restaurant in Illinois to Visit
Foodies get ready to have one of your life's best holiday food experiences.
Quincy Makes List as 1 of the Cheapest Towns to Live in Illinois
A new ranking that ranks the cheapest places to live in Illinois is good news for those who live in Quincy.
Gold Rush! Here are the Best Places in Illinois to Look for Gold
You might not be cashing in on a large gold nugget in Illinois, but there are a few places where you can go to find nibbles of gold.
Could Missouri Soon Have Two Six Flags Parks? Possibly
There is a possibility that there could be two Six Flags Theme Parks in Missouri.
World’s Biggest Christmas Maze is a Short Drive From Illinois
Move over corn mazes. This is the maze everyone needs to visit.
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 Expensive Home in Missouri is a Glamorous Lakefront Home
Look inside one of Missouri's most expensive homes with the finest everything.
Cute Historic Downtown in Illinois Among the Best in the Nation
It's not Galena.
This Intense Illinois Road Trip Takes You To the Creepiest Places
There are just some places in Illinois that you just don't want to travel to. However, if you like the haunted, creepy, and weird then this road trip is for you.
Illinois City Named One of the Best Off-Season Destination in USA
I'm scratching my head a little bit on this one. Experts say that this city in Chicago is the best to visit in the off-season, but there's no way I would travel there in the winter.