Five Funny Headlines That Have Come Out of Our Newsroom
News can be a very serious business. Often times stories involve major crimes or tragedy, and they're just not topics to joke about. But every once in a while we get to report on things that are funny. Really funny. Here are some of the most amusing headlines I've had the privilege of writing in recent years.
Missouri Among Top 5 States 'Most Likely to Encounter Fights at Black Friday Sales'
If you've ever shopped on Black Friday, you might be able to confirm that this is true. Bargain shoppers can be brutal!
Survey Says Warrensburg Residents are the Worst in the State for Managing Money
It's always fun when your community comes out on top of best-of lists. It's a little odd when it comes in toward the bottom...or in this case, dead last.
Ten Things That Should Never Be Flushed Down the Toilet
You've heard the expression "slow news day," right? This is obviously one of those "slow news day" topics. Hey, you've got to write something!
What’s Eating Edina? New Zombie Movie, ‘Sound of Nothing,’ Features Footage Shot in Knox County Town
Edina is a tiny little town in Knox County. It's not exactly the first place you'd think of for a movie production. But a few years back, an independent film crew went to Edina to get shots for their zombie movie, which premiered at the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.
Naked Man Wielding Samurai Sword Tasered by Police
This is actually one that happened when I was working at our stations in Quincy, Illinois. It might be the one headline in my career that I'm...most proud of? Hilarious story! It's exactly what it sounds like.