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The Halloween block party was a success.
Such a crowd of beauty and beasts as had never been seen before.
GRANTSVILLE Halloween winners, left to right, most original, Grant
Sterns, five; scariest, Cody Blosser, five; ugliest, Troy Collins,
three; prettiest, Emily Anderson, three; and best overall, Ella Garrett,
GRANTSVILLE Halloween winners, left to right, best overall, Jakiah
Hickman, eight; prettiest, Cheyenne Summerville, seven; most original,
Sarah Hill, eight; scariest, Lexie Phillips, eight; and ugliest, Jacob
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Though the weather was frightening all morning long, the
sky cleared in time for all the little creepy cuties to turn out on Main
St., Grantsville, for some haunted fun.
The night of frightening festivities began at 5 p.m.
with a costume contest. Prizes were handed out for prettiest, ugliest,
scariest, most original, and best all-around. Many showed up for a fun
Games for the children included cake walk, balloon dart
game, witch hat ring toss, and bowling with pumpkins. The hayride by
Chester Robinson was enjoyed by everyone.
VFW and Ladies Auxiliary gave out free hotdogs, hot
chocolate, and candy. Lions Club handed out candy bars at the courthouse
steps. Area churches participated in the cake walks.
The Calhoun Chronicle clown handed out scary spider
rings and pencils to future writers. Some got candy from an Indian that
represented the county clerk’s tribe.
The VFW’s annual haunted house was a crowd pleaser.
People in the hunt for a trick instead of a treat waited in a long line
to enter the terrifying territory.
Chronicle reporter Robin Gordon walked through the
haunted house with her son, Levi. She said it was quite fun and also
caused her to scream--both necessary reactions for a successful haunted
The event was accomplished due to efforts of a small
committee: Beverly Morford, Melissa Keener, Geneva Nicholson, Linda
Staton, Connie Schoolcraft, Frances Tanner, Pam Davis and Charles
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