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Jeffrey Dorsey

My radio career began at KIEE-FM in Harrisonville, Missouri which later became KCFX in Kansas City. I worked there for four years before landing a position at WTAD and KHQA-TV here in Quincy doing a radio show and play-by-play sports. After doing TV sports for KHQA, I worked for both WTAD and WQCY-FM (99Q). I joined WGEM as Operations Manager and then returned to WTAD as General Manager. In 2001, I joined Y101. I have been fortunate enough to win six Silver Dome Awards from the Illinois Broadcasters Association, including five for best Play-By-Play and one for Best Radio Show Entertainer. I also began the annual Teddy Bear Clinic for Kids at Blessing Hospital in 1989 and am co-founder (1986) of the annual St. Patrick’s Parade. My favorite music is the blues. The New York Yankees, Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, and St. Louis Blues are my favorite teams. I played baseball for 24 years and my claim to fame is a double off of Rick Sutcliffe when we both played in Kansas City. Years later, I am still doing what I love.
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Scott Gries,Getty Images

Who Would You Like To See Perform in Concert in Quincy?

What Quincy needs is a really good "big" name concert. I have heard that comment from people for years. The last "big" name concert I can remember was Bret Michaels when he came to Quincy a few years ago. I have wondered why we don't have one "big" concert a year in Quincy.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

This is Why We Are Holding ‘The Roast’ to End Alzheimer’s

By now you know there’s some fundraising Comedy Roast to fight Alzheimer’s coming up this Saturday night at the Elks Lodge. They say a good laugh can cure a lot of problems and there will be many laughs Saturday night as I sit in the hot seat getting roasted. Well, a laugh won’t cure Alzheimer’s Disease, but it might take your mind off of this dreaded disease even for just an hour or so. If that happens for those dealing with Alzheimer’s then it is all worth it.

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Kyle-Moore

Next Lunch in The Park With Mayor Moore Set for July 19

The second 2017 Lunch in the Park with Mayor Kyle Moore is set for this Wednesday, July 19, from noon to 1 p.m. in Washington Park at 5th and Maine Street.  This is the second in a series of three summer lunches that have been scheduled during 2017. 

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Where Were You When the West Quincy Levee Broke?

If you were around Quincy 24 years ago this Sunday, you probably know where you were when you heard the news that the levee in West Quincy failed to hold back the mighty Mississippi River. We all knew when it happened

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Mike Shannon/Elsa, Getty Images

Happy Birthday, Mike Shannon – Here Are Some Interesting Facts About Mike

Happy birthday to Cardinal broadcaster Mike Shannon, who turns 78 tomorrow. If you have listened to St. Louis Cardinal Baseball since 1962, you have heard about him playing for the Redbirds or have heard him broadcasting the Cardinal games. Here are some interesting facts about Mike that you may not know.

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Hannibal Parks & Recreation
Hannibal Parks & Recreation

Wild Edibles Cookout Next Wednesday in Hannibal

There will be a Wild Edibles Cookout at the large shelter at Huckleberry Park Wednesday, July 19, sponsored by the Hannibal Parks & Recreation.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Do You Remember the July 13, 2015 Storm That Hit Quincy?

 

It was one of the most intense storms I have ever been in and that's saying something since I've been in a couple of tornadoes in my lifetime.  I am referring to the May 13, 2015 storm that brought straight line winds of over 70 miles an hour with a direct hit on the City of Quincy.  

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