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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

The Big Dog Almost Ended up in the Wrong Quincy

An important anniversary, my arrival in Quincy, almost surprisingly passed yesterday without my recognizing it.  The year was 1978 when I got a call out of the blue from a Gary Schmedding of WTAD Radio and KHQA-TV on a warm May day.

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City of Quincy Animal Shelter
City of Quincy Animal Shelter

These Quincy Dogs Need a Good Home, Can You Guess Their Names?

It is time once again for this week’s “Name That Canine” game. The Quincy Animal Shelter, operated by the Katherine Road Animal Hospital, is showcasing these four dogs this week. All four dogs are all looking to be adopted and be a part of a good home. See if you can figure out what their names are.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Free Admission to Antique Auto Museum in Quincy on Sunday

Quincy has an Antique Auto Museum. You can see it on Sunday at All America Park for free!

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

This is How Gus Macker Got Its Start

The year was 1974. The city was Lowell, Michigan. The location was Scott McNeal’s driveway. The participants were 17 of his friends. Combine all that and you had the start of Gus Macker, but how did it get to Quincy?

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Want to Be a Sports Broadcaster?

Here is your chance to learn more about becoming a sports broadcaster as Quincy University will be holding a two day camp during their Men's Basketball Team Camp.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

City Announces Memorial Day Schedule

With the Memorial Day holiday coming up this Monday, several of the City of Quincy operations will be closed, but not all. 

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Jupiterimages, ThinkStock
Jupiterimages, ThinkStock

Do You Remember These Local News Anchors of the Past?

Rich Cain and Carol Sowers, both longtime TV personalities in our area, retired recently. We were talking in the office today about former news/weather/sports reporters that have been on TV over the years. How many can you remember? Anyone remember far enough back when you would watch the local news in black and white?

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Gergana Valcheva, ThinkStock
Gergana Valcheva, ThinkStock

Retro Radio! Do You Remember These Former Quincy/Hannibal Radio Personalities?

I have been in the radio business now since 1976 and I've see many people come and many people go. We thought we'd get a pen and pad and start writing down as many radio people we could remember through the years. All this is just off the top of our heads, but let's see how many we can come up with.

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Purestock
Purestock

Former Bars in Quincy – How Many Do You Remember?

Every once in a while some of my buddies and I get together to chew the fat.

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Mark Kolbe /Getty Images
Mark Kolbe /Getty Images

Why Not a Daily Bus Between Hannibal and Quincy?

Here we sit twenty miles apart as the crow flies and no public transportation between Hannibal and Quincy. A town of 40 thousand has no connection to a town of 20 thousand people unless you drive yourself. Why not?

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