Kurt Parsons is the Operations Manager for Townsquare Media Sedalia/Warrensburg. He began his broadcasting career at the age of 16 at his hometown radio station, KHMO, in Hannibal, Missouri. His career has included time with WJCL-FM in Savannah, Georgia; WKKW-FM in Morgantown, West Virginia; and WPWQ-FM in Quincy, Illinois. Before taking the Operations Manager position in Sedalia, Parsons spent three years as Digital Managing Editor, overseeing local content on station websites for Townsquare Media in Quincy, Illinois and Hannibal, Missouri.
The Best Regional Foods in the Midwest
I learned something recently while watching PBS, and I bet I'm not the only one that did not know this.
Strange Town Names in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa
There are a lot of strange places in America, and there are a lot of weird town names. Maybe you've heard of Intercourse, Pennsylvania? What about Santa Claus, Indiana, Hell, Michigan or Friendly, West Virginia? Every state has at least a handful of town names that raise eyebrows. Here are a fe…
Macy’s in Columbia Among 40 Stores to be Closed in 2016
Citing disappointing sales in 2015, Macy's has announced a series of cost-cutting measures, including the closing of 40 of its stores around the United States. The Macy's in Columbia, Missouri at The Shoppes at Stadium is among the stores scheduled for closure.
Five Fun Things I Didn’t Know About Missouri
Don't ask how it happened, but somehow today I ended up at Kids.gov, "a safe place to learn and play" for kids, sponsored by the U.S. government. One of the features on the site is a "learn about your state" link, so I clicked it and picked up five new facts …
See the Winners of Hannibal Parks & Rec’s Holiday House Decorating Contest
Hannibal Parks & Recreation held their first holiday house decorating contest to honor homes in various categories. Entries were collected starting in November, and winners have now been announced.
Hysterical Questions Visitors Have Asked the Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau
We recently reported on frequently asked questions that visitors have when they come to Quincy or Hannibal. The staff at the Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau also sent us a list of really funny questions that they have fielded in their office. Here are some of the best ones.
Ten Signs You Might Be From Northeast Missouri
There are certain things that set our area apart from all others. Here are ten things you'll probably recognize if you're from Northeast Missouri.
Ten Things You Might Remember if You Grew Up Around Hannibal in the 80s
It’s fun to think back to when you were growing up. I grew up in the 80s and 90s. Some things haven’t changed very much since then. Others have changed quite a bit. Here are ten things those of us that grew up in Hannibal might remember from the 80s.
Fun January Events to Look Forward to in the Quincy/Hannibal Area
We'll see the Harlem Globetrotters, the Y101 Bridal Expo, bald eagles and tons of chicken wings in January. Here's a look at fun upcoming events around the Quincy/Hannibal area.
Ten Signs You Might Be From Hannibal
Hannibal, Missouri is known as America's Hometown. For some of us, it really is our hometown. Here are ten signs that you probably grew up in Hannibal ... or have at least spent a good deal of time here.