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 37 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”
(“Moon Pie” Week)
Moon Pies were developed in 1917 when a worker told a traveling salesman he wanted a snack as big as the Moon. What kind of job did the worker have?
(Coal Miner in Kentucky)
How much did a Moon Pie originally cost?
What’s in the middle of a Moon Pie?
(marshmallow with chocolate and graham)
A Moon Pie eating contest is held every year in Bessemer, Alabama. And in 2010…Sonya Thomas (The Black Widow)(born in South Korea)…set a record by eating how many Moon Pies in 8 minutes? She is a Professional Competitive Eater.
After the original “Chocolate” Moon Pie…two other flavors were introduced in the 60’s…Vanilla and what other flavor?