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.
It was July 20th, 1969 and the world was riveted to their TV sets watching what was once the unthinkable, a man walking on the moon. I was 15 years old in New York and was glued to the family TV set like everyone around here was to KHQA or WGEM.
Will O.J. Simpson be released from prison? That’s the question many are asking as Simpson will have a parole hearing tomorrow before the Nevada Board of Parole. If Simpson is paroled, his release could possibly come in early October.
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
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.
Urban legends remind me of the telephone game; they start off true (or at best, believable), and throughout the years, the story seems to change and get more "made-up." One of Quincy's most famous urban legends is that of the "Levee Walker" (though I hadn&apo…