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Scarecrows to arrive on Square Sept. 30

Published: August 31, 2017 12:00 AM

Area businesses and organizations are invited to construct scarecrows for the 14th annual Scarecrows on the Square on Saturday, Sept. 30.

Carrollton's Square will come alive with "crows" starting Sept. 30 and will remain on display until Oct. 22. Ribbons will be awarded for first through third place in the following categories: organizations, business, family, political and classroom/youth organizations.

The construction of the scarecrows will be held 10 a.m.-noon on Public Square. Judging will begin at 12:30 p.m. with the winners announced at 1 p.m.

Advance registration is required with forms available at Ashton's 5- & 10-Cent Store, Consumers National Bank in Carrollton and the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau. Registration forms must be turned into the Carroll County CVB office, 61 N. Lisbon St., Carrollton, by Sept. 25 with a $5 entrance fee per scarecrow.

The event is sponsored by the Carrollton Business and Retail Association.

Scarecrows will be constructed on site using the supplied frame, unless prior arrangements have been made. Those building scarecrows that day should bring hand tools, newspapers and any special clothing or props. Straw will be available on the day of the event. For more information, call 877-727- 0103.

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