Shawna is a Senior at Mt. Vernon Township High School who has been getting lots of recognition recently for her writing/poetry work. She's also a standout employee here at Withers Broadcasting Companies so Big Jake brought her on the show to highlight her accomplishments as well as hear some of her work!

 

Executive Director of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, Jamie Storey, joins Big Jake for a chat about this weekend's 11th Annual Home & Outdoor Expo in Mt. Vernon at the Times Square Mall. Get a head start on those home improvement projects by coming to the Times Square Mall in Mt. Vernon on Friday, February 23rd (5-8p) and Saturday, the 24th (9a-5p) for incredible, first-hand access to industry experts. Over 50 vendors will be showcasing all things home and outdoor! Real Estate & Financing, Insurance, Recreation, plus a new area this year showcasing young entrepreneurs and their unique businesses. Whether you're remodeling, under construction, looking for better pest control, need new furniture, some outdoor maintenance or new gardening and landscaping. Visit southernillinois.com for more info. See you at the Expo!

 
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Madelyn Tudor was named the Little Miss Washington County Fair Queen in 2022 and she would go on to win Little Miss Illinois 2023. She is retiring this summer and stopped by WMIX to chat with Big Jake and officially make her retirement speech on the air. We have royalty in the building!

 
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Heather and Angela joined Big Jake this morning to chat about this weekend's PawFest & Market Days combo fun.

 
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