Donn Emis returned to KMZU/KAOL in March of 2010 as Sports Director and came to Carrollton in part to spearhead the process of launching 1430 Sports KAOL as an all-sports station.
With KAOL up and running Donn moved into an afternoon role on KMZU for several years. In 2013 he returned to mornings, a gig he had held on The Farm from 1988-1994. Donn keeps you company weekdays from 6 until 10 a.m.
Donn is glad to be back in the area where he grew up (Corder, MO and a Higginsville High School graduate)…after being in Northwest Arkansas since 1998. Donn has been married to Judy (for 36 years) and has 3 daughters (Krista, Erin and Moriah) and one granddaughter (Jadyn). His parents (Glenn and Dorothy Emis) still live in Corder.
KMZU “MORNING CHALLENGE” (“Famous Redhead” Week)
His real name is Scott Thompson. He is a Stand-Up comedian. At one time…was spokesman for 1-800-Call-ATT. He now is a regular performer in Las Vegas. Name the redhead.
This famous redhead even has an album named after him. The biggest hit on the album is about something blue. Name the redhead.
(Willie Nelson-”Redheaded Stranger” album includes “Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain”)
He had his own TV Show and his characters included Freddie The Freeloader and Clem Kadiddlehopper. Name the redhead.
This redhead is from a family of Champion Steer Ropers. She got her musical break when Red Steagall heard her sing the National Anthem at the 1974 National Finals Rodeo. Name the redhead.
This famous place (they’re all over the country) is named after Dave’s 4th child…Melinda Lou…but she has a nickname which is very famous. Name the redhead.
(Wendy of Wendy’s Restaurant fame-Morgan Smith Goodwin is on TV ads)