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.
Creepy Carnival Corn Maze Coming to McVeigh’s Pumpkin Patch
The Hamilton Junior Class After Prom Committee is holding their major fundraiser at McVeigh's Pumpkin Patch October 30-31. The Creepy Carnival Corn Maze will have both a family-friendly event for all ages, and more scary "fright nights" for an older audience.
Hannibal Among USA Today’s ‘Most Picturesque Towns’
It's always nice to see a local community receive recognition from a national publication. This week, USA Today published Idyllic America: Picturesque towns in each state, a photo gallery featuring one picturesque town for each state in the country. Hannibal was chosen to re…
The Annual Halloween Parade in Hannibal is Saturday
The Marion County Health Department and Home Health Agency is once again sponsoring the annual Halloween Parade in Hannibal. The parade will be at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 24 from Grand Avenue and Broadway to the end of Main Street.
Fun November Events to Look Forward to in the Quincy/Hannibal Area
We all start to get in the holiday spirit during the month of November. Here’s a look at fun things to do around the Quincy/Hannibal area in November 2015.
Quincy High Blue Devils vs Quincy Notre Dame Raiders – Who Will Win? [Vote]
There have been some pretty big football games over the past few seasons. In 2012 Quincy made a visit to Hannibal. That was a crazy night. There crowd was huge. The weather was terrible. Everyone got soaked, but they saw a great game. Quincy Notre Dame and Hannibal had played one another up until th…
Watch Hannibal Police Chief’s Press Conference Announcing Goldberg Arrest [Video]
Hannibal Police Chief Lyndell Davis held a press conference Friday morning to announce the arrest of 29-year-old Carl Goldberg for the death of his father, 84-year-old Carl Maxwell, whose body was discovered at 2034 Broadway on October 6.
Maxwell’s Son Arrested in Hannibal Homicide Investigation
Hannibal Police Chief Lyndell Davis announced on Friday an arrest in the death of 84-year-old Carl Maxwell, whose body was discovered at 2034 Broadway on October 6.
Five Famous Movies Filmed in Iowa
The State of Iowa is famous for, among other things, presidential caucuses, agriculture, the Hawkeyes and the Cyclones, Captain James T. Kirk, and Herbert Hoover. Movies doesn't usually come to mind, but there have actually been a number of well known films shot in the Hawkeye State.
Pieper and Sangoi Honored at Women of Distinction Awards [Video]
Congratulations to Jayne Pieper and Denise Sangoi, winners of the first-ever Women of Distinction Awards, presented by Townsquare Median and the American Business Women’s Association - Quincy Chapter. Pieper, who works in Sales and Promotions at Blessing Health Systems, won in the Rising Stars categ…
2015 Band Day Brings Students From Around the Region to Hannibal [Photo Gallery]
The 67th annual Mark Twain Marching Band Festival - better known as Band Day - took place Tuesday in Hannibal. 29 high school and middle school bands from around the area took part in a parade down Broadway, and several bands also performed at Porter Stadium during a field show on Tuesday evening.