It's the most wonderful time of the year! At least, it is for fans of horror movies and horror TV shows. Even people that aren't huge fans of the genre seem to enjoy a good scary movie while passing out candy to trick-or-treaters on Halloween night.
YouTube is full of fun and quirky videos, and many of them were made right here in our area. We decided to randomly search YouTube for local town names, just to see what would come up. Here are a few videos we found.
Where is the scariest haunted house in the region? Kansas City, according to the long-running horror magazine FANGORIA. In fact, The Beast in Kansas City ranked second on this year's nationwide list of the scariest haunted houses and haunted attractions.
Here's a job I would never, ever, ever want ... like, ever. According to Fox 2 in St. Louis, "A couple of workers are going to rappel down the Arch’s legs to check on some stains spotted a few years ago on the stainless steel."
A local news story is beginning to get national attention. Tuesday night, Quincy Police Chief Rob Copley appeared on the Fox News program 'On the Record With Greta Van Susteren' to discuss the alleged murder of Cory Lovelace, and the arrest of former prosecutor Curtis Lovelace years after his wife's death.
Lenny Bart, executive director of the Quincy Society of Fine Arts, stopped by the studio for this week's Quincy Artsbeat. The upcoming weekend is a big one in Quincy, with the Octoberfest Parade and Field Competition taking place, along with the Quincy Preserves 'Behind Closed Doors' architectural tour, and the Tin Dusters are in town.
The 2014 Autumn Historic Folklife Festival in Hannibal takes place October 18 - 19. Main Street will be blocked off to accommodate the hundreds of visitors that come to America's Hometown for this annual event, which is celebrating its 38th anniversary this year.
Last year the first Safe Halloween for Kids event was held at the Eagle's Nest Hotel and Conference Center in Quincy. It was a resounding success, with over 2,000 visitors! Area kids are invited to the second Safe Halloween for Kids, which will return to the Eagle's Nest on Thursday, October 30.
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