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Quincy Mall Hosting Dog Days of Summer for Homeward Bound Waggin

On Saturday, July 16, the 3rd annual Dog Days of Summer fundraiser will be held
from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Quincy Mall. It’s the only day of the year when Quincy Mall becomes pet friendly. All proceeds benefit Homeward Bound Waggin, Inc. and there is a full lineup of events planned and they’re not just for dogs either!

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Getty Images News
Getty Images News

TV Storm Coverage Interrupts Regular Programming

So here we were, all watching our favorite shows on WGEM-TV and KHQA-TV last Wednesday night when both stations cut away from their regular programming to provide information in an attempt to inform people of the danger lurking in the area with tornadoes reported in the area.

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Jeff Dorsey, Dave Norman,Liz Lukowski, Dennis Oliver
Jeff Dorsey, Dave Norman,Liz Lukowski, Dennis Oliver

Were You Listening to 99-Q Radio 31 Years Ago Today?

Today marks the 31st anniversary that 99Q Radio hit the airwaves of the Hannibal-Quincy area. On April 25, 1985 at 5:30 a.m., WQCY-FM changed its format, as well as my life. The format went from “Easy Listening” to “Top 40″ and with it, a legacy began.

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Curtis T. Lovelace
Quincy Police Department

‘What Did the Children See?’ 48 Hours Episode on Lovelace Case to Air Saturday

The national spotlight shines on Quincy this weekend as a result of the Curtis Lovelace murder case.

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Curtis-Lovelace

CBS’s 48 Hours to Feature Lovelace Trial this Saturday

It was a matter of time before the Curtis Lovelace murder trial would be back into the national spotlight.  Week ago the case was a highlighted story for People Magazine and this Saturday the case goes nationwide on CBS Television.

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Empty Lobby, Jeff Dorsey
Empty Lobby, Jeff Dorsey

It’s Time to Go Through Those Toys and Help ‘Load The Lobby’

Believe it or not, the holiday season is here. Once again, Y101, KICK-FM and KICK-AM is gearing up for the 7th Annual "Load the Lobby" campaign, and we are asking for your help.

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QU Football Stadium
Jeff Dorsey

Q.U. & Truman State Football Game to be on TV Saturday

The Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) will once again garner national acclaim as the Truman State University at Quincy University (Q.U.) contest is set to air live on American Sports Network (ASN) at 11 a.m. CT this Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015.

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Storm damage in Quincy, Illinois
Alta King

Cleanup News Conference Calls for Weekend Volunteers [Listen]

The storm recovery project is continuing in the City of Quincy. This upcoming weekend will be filled with the sounds of chainsaws as people try to clear their property of fallen tree limbs. There are plenty of elderly and disabled people who will not be able to do any cleanup. Therefore, there is  a request for people who can help them this Saturday and Sunday during the hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days. If you can volunteer this weekend, please call (217)-214-7788.

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Joe Readle, Getty Images
Joe Readle, Getty Images

How Many Current or Past Local TV Weathermen Can You Remember?

I was having a conversation over the past weekend pertaining to local TV weathermen/women. We were talking about people who have worked doing the weather at WGEM and KHQA over the years when the mention of the "weatherbird" came up.

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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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