I started in radio in January of 1975 in my hometown of Butler, MO. Off and on I’ve been behind a microphone, either at a radio station or in a nightclub. I’m married, have six kids, and nine grandkids. I love watching the Kansas City Royals and old western TV shows and movies. I enjoy working with everyone at the station and our parent company, Townsquare Media. I love doing my part to make it fun to listen to the radio.
Which Watermelon to Pick? Maybe This Will Help You Choose!
One of the toughest things in life is choosing vegetables and/or fruits from the store or an area vendor. You know, the ones that are the best of the best. Tomatoes, cantaloupe, watermelon...how's a person to know which one is the best? Well, when it come to watermelon I think I've come up with the answer to that age-old question.
Hanging Up My Radio Headphones, It’s Retirement Time for Beau Matthews
At some point in our lives we all have to make the decision to retire from our job/career. After discussion with my wife, I decided to end my radio career with KIX 105.7. My last day on the air will be Friday, July 30. I started with Townsquare Media on Monday, July 7, 2014, so I celebrated my seventh anniversary earlier this month. Not...
The Good News? Royals Aren’t on the Bottom of the MLB Power Rankings…Yet!
Is the glass half full or is it half empty? You've heard this saying before. Of course, it depends on whether you're an optimist or a pessimist. As far as the Kansas City Royals go this year, I'm optimistically looking at the the MLB Power rankings, and I'm feeling more like a pessimist right now after seeing them!
$2 Tuesday Is Back at the Missouri State Fair!
With the price of everything going...gas prices, groceries and so much more, it's nice to see that you can still enjoy yourself at the 2021 Missouri State Fair for as little as two bucks on Tuesday, August 17!
Are RSV Cases on the Rise, and What’s the Difference Between RSV and COVID-19?
In the past 24-36 hours I have noticed some posts made by mothers on Facebook in regards to RSV-Respiratory Syncytial Virus. The moms had stated in their post that their children were diagnosed with RSV. Across the state there have been reports of higher cases of RSV so it's not only COVID cases that are on the upswing the Show-Me-State.
Sunday Marked Third Anniversary of Deadly Duck Boat Accident on Table Rock Lake
An event that many won't forget, and for some the memories still haunt them. On Sunday, July 18, the three-year anniversary of the deadly Duck Boat accident that took place on Table Rock Lake in Branson.
Missouri is Getting a Lot of Notoriety, and It’s Not for Something Good
This time we're not tipping our hat for the notoriety that the Show-Me State is getting. It concerns the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and unfortunately Missouri is at the top of the pack of new cases, and the low number of vaccinations.
Five Tired Old Myths You Probably Think Are Still True
Myths are passed down from generation to generation. Ones that your parents heard and passed on to you probably came from their parents and grandparents. The problem with a lot of those myths is...well, they're not true!
Missouri Man to Be Charged in January 6 Capitol Riot
It seems like it's been a lot more than six months since the riots of the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. A Missouri man is facing multiple charges in federal court for his alleged participation.
“Random Acts of Kindness” Day & Others Signed by Governor Parson
Several special days were signed into law by Governor Mike Parson. A lot of these days that are pushed through the senate are designated to honor someone significant in the state or for a special day to be recognized in Missouri. One such date was chosen for the latest senate bill to be signed.