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.
Celebrate Halloween ComicFest in Quincy This Weekend
Free Comic Book Day has been a special occasion for comic book fans since 2002. A more recent comic book event, very similar to Free Comic Book Day, is Halloween ComicFest. We spoke with Daniel Newkirk, owner of Quincy's Underdark Comics and Games, to get the rundown on what exactly Hallow…
Remember These Former Quincy Mall Stores?
A lot of changes are coming to the Quincy Mall. First, we found out that J.C. Penney was closing, and then DEB. Then RadioShack left, not only in Quincy, but everywhere. Now Quincy Mall is starting to fill up with seasonal businesses for the holidays. I was reminiscing this morning about some o…
Remember These Former Hannibal Businesses?
We had some fun recently trying to remember former stores that were once in the Quincy Mall. Since I'm from Hannibal, I started trying to do the same thing with former businesses in America's Hometown. Remember any of these?
Famous Entertainers That Have Performed in Hannibal
Hannibal's historic entertainment venues - a few of which are still operational - have hosted every type of celebrity there is. Some of the most famous stars of stage, screen, and vaudeville have performed in America's Hometown.
The Asylum Haunted House October 30-31 at Quincy University’s North Campus
If you've been looking for a haunted house to visit in Quincy, there's one coming up on Friday and Saturday, courtesy of Quincy University's CEO Club. The Asylum Haunted House will be open from 8 p.m. to midnight on October 30 and October 31.
‘Friday the 13th’ Scare Prank is Killer [Watch]
YouTube is full of prank videos. Some are very funny, some are very lame. As a fan of the Friday the 13th movies, I thought this one was well done, and brilliant in its simplicity. Basically, someone puts on a hockey mask, grabs a machete, then scares unsuspecting campers to death. Not literall…
The Zombie Apocalypse Comes to Hannibal in ‘American Revenant’
Have you ever watched a show like 'The Walking Dead' and thought, "I wonder what it would be like if that happened here?" Hannibal author John L. Davis IV is hard at work on 'American Revenant,' a series of books that brings the zombie apocalypse to America…
Horror Movies With Ties to Quincy, Hannibal and Edina
We spent a good deal of time reporting on American Revenant, a zombie movie that was shot in Hannibal over the summer. A release date has not yet been announced for American Revenant, but we're looking forward to seeing the finished product. Over the last few years, several independent filmmakers ha…
Hannibal Jaycees Haunted House Having a ‘Lights On’ Event for Younger Visitors
The Hannibal Jaycees Haunted House is one of the area's most popular Halloween attractions. It's a lot of fun to visit, as long as you can handle the scares! Of course, that leaves out younger kids, which is why the haunted house is going to have a special "lights on"…
Little-Known Facts That Will Make Your Day a Little More Fun
Did you know that the Quaker Oats Man actually has a name, or that Harry Caray was a St. Louis Cardinals announcer before he was with the Cubs? Outside of a trivia competition, these little-known facts probably won't benefit you very much, but they're a lot of fun to discover!