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Harney’s Notebook

By Mary Jo Harney

Good friends just moved to the city; Ask me if their lives have changed. They get some sort of a regular newsletter which keeps them in the groove in their area, no glaring mistakes, etc. At any rate, the writer of said newsletter is quite witty, and she shared the following recently.

While we normally run something more solemn in recognition of Christmas and the holiday season, right now we need a laugh, so here you go….


These are actual newspaper headlines:


Homicide victims rarely talk to the police.

Barbershop singers bring joy to the school for deaf.

Bridges help people cross rivers.

City unsure why sewer smells.

17 remain dead in morgue shoot spree.

Starvation can lead to health hazards.

Man accused of killing lawyer receives new attorney.

For the full article, see this week’s edition of the Parke County Sentinel.