I’m a native of Swinkey, Missouri, a thriving suburb of Monroe City. After earning a degree in Mass Communication from Truman State University, I joined the team at KHQA-TV as an intern. In my 22 years there I worked as a reporter, Hannibal Bureaus Chief, 10:00 pm anchor, and co-host of the morning show. In 2016, Y101 lured me out of retirement and I'm loving starting my mornings with the Big Dog! Jeff broadcasts live from Quincy while I'm live in our Hannibal studios. It gives our show a different perspective you won't find anywhere else. My husband Rich and I have four daughters; two in college, one in high school and one in elementary school. I'm a voracious reader. In fact the only TV show I'll put a book down for is Survivor. I've never missed an episode in 30-plus seasons!
Changes Coming To Hannibal’s Free Meal Program
Hannibal's program to help feed the hungry--or anyone who wants a meal--is making some changes as the group transitions to another phase of COVID-19 safety precautions.
The Tax Deadline To-Do List You Need To Know
If you haven't tackled the chore already, put filing taxes on your to-do list. The IRS expects your paperwork to be in their hands by July 15.
Celebrate Fr. Augustine Tolton Thursday
Prayers for an end to racism will be a major focus of a pilgrimage procession to honor the first black priest in the United States who spent his formative years in Quincy.
Experience Night Hikes in Hannibal
Moths are among the favorite foods on a bat's menu and you can see both at Hannibal Parks & Recreation's free Night Hikes through Sodalis Nature Preserve.
Know The Signs of Email Scams
You may not be familiar with slamming, smishing, spoofing, brushing or juice jacking, but it's virtually certain a scammer has tried to trick you by using at least one of these tactics.
Here’s The NTSD Line Up For This Weekend in Hannibal
It's that time of year that many Hannibal natives say is the most wonderful time of the year--better than Christmas even. The Hannibal Jaycees are presenting National Tom Sawyer Days for its 65th year with a full slate of events.
10 Strange Sodas You Can Buy in Hannibal
You've heard of baking soda. But have you tried Bacon Soda? You can buy both at Hannibal's new Dutch Country General Store.
Hannibal Regional Hospital Celebrates A Major Victory
At a time that COVID pandemic is spiking and the entire pandemic has us all down, Hannibal Regional Hospital is celebrating a victory. To the applause of a socially distanced crowd, the hospital wheeled out a patient who has recovered from a very serious case of COVID-19.
Hannibal’s Fr. Mike Quinn Retires After 50 Years In The Priesthood
To say June 2020 has been a big month for Fr. Mike Quinn of Hannibal would be an understatement. Today, June 29, Fr. Mike celebrates his 76th birthday. On June 6, he celebrated his Jubilee, marking 50 years as a priest in the Jefferson City Diocese
Additional Day Added to Hannibal’s Farmers Market
Now that gardens are coming on strong, Hannibal has added another day to its Farmers Market season.