The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Local News

October 31, 2013

So much fun, it’s spooky

There will be plenty of opportunities across the area tonight, for anyone searching for tricks, treats or a good scare. A discounted admission is available tonight to one local “haunted” attraction, for those wanting to help out Hunt County Shared Ministries (FISH).

— Trick or Treat on the Square is scheduled in downtown Commerce between 5:30 and 7 p.m. tonight.

— Trunk or Treat Around the Square will be held in downtown Emory between 6 and 8 p.m.

— The West Tawakoni Park Board will host ‘Trunk or Treat in the Park from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at West Tawakoni City Park. A costume contest will be held with categories for adults, children and pets. Also planned are spooky hayrides, free hot dogs and “trunk or treat time for the kids.” For more information call, West Tawakoni City Hall at 903-455-2285 or Park Board member Carol Solomon at 469-628-9238.

— The Great Green Pumpkin Patch will be open today from 10 a.m. until dark at the corner of U.S. Highway 69 North and FM 2194. The fundraising project is sponsored by the Parents of Girl Scout Troop 3271 of Celeste. The proceeds will be used to fund activities and help repair the Scout House.

— A Fall Festival Family Fun Night is scheduled between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. at Aldersgate Church, 5500 Sayle Street in Greenville. The event will include a Kids’ Costume Contest, Noah’s Ark Theme Games for Kids thru sixth grade, a Squirt Gun Shooting Range, Plinko Treasure Dig, Putt Putt, a cake walk and more.

— Highland Terrace Baptist Church, 3939 Joe Ramsey Boulevard, is hosting a Fall Festival from 6 until 9 p.m., with food, jumphouses, slides, games and more.

— Trunk or Treat will be held at Cornerstone Community Church, 6606 Wesley, from 5:30 until 7 p.m. There will be cars with open trunks with treats and hot dogs and drinks will be served.

— Westview United Methodist Church, 6407 Sayle Street in Greenville, is hosting Trunk or Treat from 5:30 to 7 p.m., with free hot dogs while they last.

— Lone Oak United Methodist Church, 218 Main, is hosting a Halloween Trunk or Treat from 6 until 8 p.m., which will also include a bounce house.

— A Fall festival Extravaganza is scheduled at First Assembly Quinlan, 728 East Quinlan Parkway, between 5:30 and 8 p.m. The free event will feature live music, lots of candy, the Hoggie and Tick Animal Show, hayrides, a bounce house, games, and a bicycle raffle.

— New Life Church/Covenant Ranch, 3636 FM 36 South in Caddo Mills, is hosting a Hallelujah Night from 6 until 8 p.m., with treats, a bounce house and more. The event will be conducted in the arena.

— First Baptist Church in Commerce, 1401 Washington Street , will have a tent set up with activities and the Commerce PTO will have Trunk or Treat at the Chase Bank parking lot, 1305 Washington Street, both starting at 5:30 p.m.

— Vansickle Baptist Church, 2181 County Road 2246 in Greenville, will have activities scheduled from 6 until 8 p.m.

— Trunk or Treat is scheduled at the Cosmetology Career Institute, 5015 A Wesley Street, from 6 until 10 p.m.

— The Haunted Landmark, 2920 Lee Street in Greenville, presented by the Greenville Rotary Club and the Greenville Rotary Post Office Foundation will operate between 7 p.m. and midnight. Tickets for The Haunted Landmark are $12 per person. But anyone bringing in two more canned goods for FISH tonight will get $2 off of admission. Those wanting additional information can call Bob Arrington at 903-883-4206 or Gloria Jordan at 903-454-2345 during normal working hours.

— The W. H. Ford High School Blue Belles Haunted House will be open tonight, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the first house on the right after passing Ford High School on State Highway 34. Admission is $5.

— The “Haunt House” is open at 4935 Interstate 30 West in Caddo Mills, starting at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday this week. The “Haunt House” is described as a walk-through attraction “filled with terrifying live actors, Hollywood style sets and incredible monsters.” Admission is $17 per person, with VIP tickets available for $7 more and with free parking. More information can be found at www.thehaunthouse.com.

— A Ghost Walk is scheduled in downtown Greenville tonight. The tour is conducted by a guide Victorian costume, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the “The Spot” Garden, 2800 Lee Street and will feature a haunted winery, a theater where famous actors from the past still perform and a depot where ghostly passengers wait for trains that no longer arrive. Participants will hear about a Victorian triple-drowning, Civil War conflicts, an early red light district , and moving objects at the site of a former gallows. Tickets are $12 per person and additional information is available at 903-217-8851.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Royce Tawater.jpg Guilty pleas expected in July 2013 shootings

    A  Greenville man, sentenced to state prison earlier this year on a weapons charge, is scheduled to plead guilty today to multiple counts involving two different shootings in July 2013.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • GPD stock photo.jpg Guilty plea given in child injury case

    A local woman has pleaded guilty to seriously injuring a child in Greenville in February of last year.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Greenville Police Department patch.jpg Trial set in BB gun vandalism case

    A trial date has been set for a Greenville man, charged with causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage by firing a BB gun at dozens of local homes, vehicles and businesses.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Joshua Flowers chase wreck.jpg One arrested following stolen vehicle chase

    A Tarrant County man is in custody at the Hunt County Jail, after being thrown from a stolen vehicle which he allegedly crashed following a brief Sunday afternoon chase.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jefferies.jpg Bond issue questions asked, answered

    If the proposed $72.275 million Greenville Independent School District bond passes, the district will move from the third-lowest school district tax rate in Hunt County to sixth out of 11 school districts in tax rates.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Start of mall project getting closer

    Something new has been added to the property on which rests Crossroads Mall in Greenville, but it is not another store or restaurant.

    April 15, 2014

  • Painting_With_a_Twist_feature_(1).1.jpg "it gets easier and easier'

    Diagnosed with terminal cancer, with only about a month left to live, Quinlan resident Mike Loftin needed a spiritual lift, something fun and entertaining to keep his mind off of his illness.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hall votes against Ryan’s budget

    On April 10, the House of Representatives passed House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s budget, a plan that includes $5.1 trillion in spending cuts over the next 10 years without changing the tax code.

    April 15, 2014

  • Reward offered in burned cat case

    April 15, 2014

  • A&M-Commerce to host Korean Consul-General

    Texas A&M University-Commerce will host a distinguished international politician today as former ambassador and Consul-General of the Republic of Korea Suk-Bum Park visits the campus.

    April 15, 2014

Featured Ads
Poll

What's your favorite spring high school sport?

Swimming and diving
Wrestling
Basketball
Soccer
Tennis
Golf
Track and Field
Softball
Baseball
     View Results
Facebook
Photos


See more photos and purchase prints here.

AP Video
Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge US Supports Ukraine's Efforts to Calm Tensions Suspect in Kansas Shootings Faces Murder Charges Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast NASA Showcases Lunar Eclipse Pistorius Cries During Final Cross-Examination The Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement First Women Move to Army Platoon Artillery Jobs Sex Offenders Charged in Serial Killings Police: Woman Stored Dead Babies in Garage OC Serial Murder Suspects May Have More Victims Family: 2 Shot in Head at Kan. Jewish Center Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' After Attack, Officials Kill 5 Bears in Florida Popular Science Honors Year's Top Inventions ND Oil Boom Attracting Drug Traffickers
Must Read
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Reader's Choice