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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

D.A.R. Reminds Us This is ‘Constitution Week’

The Dorothy Quincy Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution of Quincy, Illinois would like to remind all citizens that the week of September 17th through the 23rd commemorates the 230th anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention.

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Newcomb Hotel Fire
Deron Johnson

Today is the Anniversary of The Newcomb Hotel Fire

At 8:45 p.m. the 911 dispatcher received a call of smoke and flames coming from the old abandoned Newcomb Hotel.

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Old Radio

Anyone Remember ‘Beaker Street’ on KAAY-Little Rock?

I was talking to some friends the other night about KAAY Radio in Little Rock, Arkansas. My friend asked if I remembered "Beaker Street", the nighttime show on KAAY in the 70's. Remember it? I lived it every night. I loved the host, Clyde Clifford.

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Full sun eclipce
Ig0rZh

Eclipse Party Set for Monday on Quincy Riverfront

The Total Eclipse of the Sun will take place this Monday and Y101 Radio is inviting you to come to the Quincy Riverfront to experience it. The Eclipse will begin at 11:47 a.m. and end at 2:40 p.m.

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Three Lions, Getty Images
Three Lions, Getty Images

Woodstock, a Pivotal Moment in Music History!

It was late summer in the year 1969.  The country was heavily involved in a very unpopular war in Vietnam and young people were protesting the war throughout the country .  They wanted peace and love, not war. What followed was “The Woodstock Music & Art Fair” in upstate New York. 

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Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Thank Edison for Our Answering The Phone ‘Hello’

Some things we just take for granted and somethings we appreciate in life. One of the things we take for granted is the way we answer the telephone.  When we dial a phone number someone on the other end usually answers the phone with "Hello".  Have you ever wondered how that all got started?  

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tiger_lilly56  via TripAdvisor
tiger_lilly56 via TripAdvisor

The Top 10 Things to Do In Quincy (According to TripAdvisor)

Summer is slowly coming to an end, have you've done everything on this list?

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Chuck Yates
Mary Kay Rossmiller

Remembering ‘Quincy’s Teenager’, Chuck Yates

An icon in local radio, Chuck Yates, would have been 69 years old tomorrow (August 5). It sounds strange to say that since he was always considered a “teenager” by all who knew him. 

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Phil Nye/TSM
Phil Nye/TSM

The 5 Most Famous People Buried In Quincy/Hannibal

I had no idea that Quincy and Hannibal are final resting places for so many notable people in history. So I did a little research, and here's what I was able to find.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Today Marks Another Anniversary in Radio For The Big Dog!

It’s hard to believe that 43 years ago today this wide eyed radio wannabe sat behind the microphone for the first time. The radio station was KIEE in Harrisonville, Missouri in the Kansas City Metro area.

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