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Winners stand out at fall events

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The Halloween festivities that took place at Sweetland Park on this past Saturday produced a slew of winners from the annual fall activities with a huge crowd looking on. There were winners from all age groups in events like the Downtown Scarecrow Contest, which is judged seperately from Saturday’s events, as well as the Chili Cookoff, and Costume Contest.

Winners for the Scarecrow Contest:

  • Most Original Scarecrow — “Burlap Designs Scarecrow” by Teri Rockel (corner of South LaFayette Parkway and Bull Street)
  • Best Game Day Scarecrow — “Safe at Home” by Harmony House (Bull Street)
  • Best Representation of Business — “Merle Diva” by Merle Norman (Vernon Street)
  • Best Representation of Organization — “Say BOO to the Flu!” by District 4 Health Services (Main Street)

Winners for the Chili Cook Off:

  • Judge’s Choice for Best Chili — FLI (Family Lifestyle Investment) Properties
  • People’s Choice for Best Chili — CharterBank
  • Best Decorated Booth — American Home Shield (Circus Tent Theme)

Winners for the Costume Contest (There were 198 registered contestants):

0-12 month winners

  • Boys winner — Flintstone’s Pebbles & Bam-Bam – Mikenlee Bowen & Wyatt Bowen
  • Girls winner — Raggedy Ann – Kinleigh Jordan

1 to 4 year-old winners

  • Boys winner — Edward Scissorhands – Jude Clegg – age 2
  • Girls winner — Lil’ Old Lady – Ensley Murphy – age 2

5 to 9 year-old winners

  • Boys winner — Fire Truck – Ethan Franklin – age 7
  • Girls winenr — I Love Lucy – Marlee Elliot

10 to 12 year-old winners

  • Boys winner — Bilbo Baggins – The Hobbit movie series – Isaac Parnell – age 11
  • Girls winner — Mobile Veterinarian – Alexis Franklin – age 10

Overall Grand Prize winners

  • Boys winner — Edward Scissorhands – Jude Clegg – age 2
  • Girls winner — Lil’ Old Lady – Ensley Murphy – age 2

Winner for Most Original Scarecrow was ‘Burlap Designs Scarecrow”’ by Teri Rockel. It is located on the corner of South LaFayette Parkway and Bull Street.

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2016/10/web1_Most-Original-Scarecrow-Burlap-Designs-Scarecrow.jpgWinner for Most Original Scarecrow was ‘Burlap Designs Scarecrow”’ by Teri Rockel. It is located on the corner of South LaFayette Parkway and Bull Street.

Best Game Day Scarecrow went to ‘Safe at Home’ made by Harmony House. The scarecrow is on Bull Street.

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2016/10/web1_Best-Gameday-Scarecrow-Harmony-House-2.jpgBest Game Day Scarecrow went to ‘Safe at Home’ made by Harmony House. The scarecrow is on Bull Street.

Winner of Best Representation of Organization went to District 4 Health Services for the ‘Say BOO to the Flu!’ The scarecrow is located on Main Street.

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2016/10/web1_Best-Representation-of-Organization-Say-Boo-to-the-Flu-2.jpgWinner of Best Representation of Organization went to District 4 Health Services for the ‘Say BOO to the Flu!’ The scarecrow is located on Main Street.

Best Representation of Business Scarecrow was awarded to ‘Merle Diva’ on Vernon Street. The scarecrow was made by Merle Norman.

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2016/10/web1_Best-Representation-of-Business-Merle-Diva-2.jpgBest Representation of Business Scarecrow was awarded to ‘Merle Diva’ on Vernon Street. The scarecrow was made by Merle Norman.

The 5- to 9-year-old costume contest winners are, left, Marlee Elliot as Lucille Ball, and Ethan Franklin as a fire truck.

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2016/10/web1_i-love-lucy.jpgThe 5- to 9-year-old costume contest winners are, left, Marlee Elliot as Lucille Ball, and Ethan Franklin as a fire truck.

The 10- to 12-year-old costume contest winners were, from left, Isaac Parnell as Bilbo Baggins from The Hobbit movies, and Alexis Franklin as a mobile veterinarian.

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2016/10/web1_hobbit.jpgThe 10- to 12-year-old costume contest winners were, from left, Isaac Parnell as Bilbo Baggins from The Hobbit movies, and Alexis Franklin as a mobile veterinarian.

The Overall Grand Prize winners for the Costume Contest were, from left, 2-year-old Ensley Murphy as a Lil’ Old Lady and 2-year-old Jude Clegg as Edward Scissorhands.

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2016/10/web1_little-old-lady-2.jpgThe Overall Grand Prize winners for the Costume Contest were, from left, 2-year-old Ensley Murphy as a Lil’ Old Lady and 2-year-old Jude Clegg as Edward Scissorhands.

By James Simpson II jsimpson@civitasmedia.com

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