Halloween a Go Despite Severe Weather Threat

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THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — Despite the threat of severe weather most towns and cities across the Delta are planning to go ahead with Halloween activities today tonight. A number of businesses in downtown Clarksdale will have candy for trick-or-treaters this afternoon, with “trunk or treat” at the Aaron Henry Head State center from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, and at the Expo Center parking lot beginning at 5:30 PM. In Vicksburg and Warren County, trick-or-treating will go on as planned from 5:30 PM through 8:00 PM. The City of Greenville’s Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Halloween egg hunt and Trunk or Treat starting at 5:00 PM at the Elwyn Ward Recreation Center. There are no set hours for trick-or-treating in Greenville but the city says a regular 11:00 PM curfew will be observed. Delta State’s “trunk or treat” in Cleveland will be held from 4:30 to 6:00 PM on Statesmen Boulevard, north of McCool Stadium, with the Bolivar County Volunteer Fire Department will holding its fourth annual “trunk or treat” at the fire station in Cleveland as well. The National Weather Service in Jackson says severe weather including damaging winds and flash flooding is possible across the Delta, especially between 11:00 PM tonight and early Thursday morning.

 


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