Lacy Scarmana

WVIK Morning Edition Host/Digital Curator

Lacy Scarmana moved to the Quad Cities in February of 2016 to become Morning Edition Producer and Digital Curator at WVIK. She has hosted Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and anchored midday newscasts on the station. Lacy also reports for the newsroom and produces WVIK's podcasts, including The Great Quad Cities Listen, The Gallery Gap, Margins, Talking Art, Good Morning, and Suspect Convictions, which peaked at #2 worldwide on the Apple Podcasts charts. 

She began her radio career as a student at Indiana University, where she worked as a reporter and producer for NPR member station WFIU. Shortly after graduating from IU with a B.A. in Journalism, Lacy moved to Chicago to intern for a daily news talk show on WBEZ.

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Joe McLemore's barber shop is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Jeff Cook / Quad-City Times

After working several odd jobs around the Quad Cities, Joe McLemore found his true passion when he opened Joe's Barber Shop in Davenport back in 1968. Thursday is the shop's 50th anniversary. 

News headlines for the morning of January 17, 2018

Herb Trix / WVIK

The Captain's Table restaurant in Moline was torn down Tuesday after a devastating fire broke out overnight.

News headlines for the morning of January 12, 2018

Terry and Sue Welty sit down for dinner as their golden retriever, Teddy, waits for a chance to clean up scraps at their home in Davenport on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The Weltys sit down for a candlelight dinner together every night.
Andy Abeyta / Quad-City Times

This week's Big Story in the Quad-City Times is an intimate look at dinner. 

A local agency wants to teach people about modern slavery. 

News headlines for the morning of January 10, 2018

 A gamer plays League of Legends, one of the video games the new varsity e-sports team at St. Ambrose will play.
Piotr Drabik / Flickr

St. Ambrose University is introducing a program to accommodate a growing trend in sports. The university in Davenport recently announced the addition of e-sports to its varsity line-up.

News headlines for the morning of January 9, 2018

News headlines for the morning of January 5, 2018