Scarecrow winners named

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Deb Borsch (left) and Terri Tindall put the finishing touches on a scarecrow Saturday on Public Square in Carrollton. Both are employees of the Carrollton Candlewood Suites.

Area residents were creative when they designed scarecrows for the 13th annual Scarecrows on the Square on Carrollton Public Square.

Sponsored by the Carrollton Business and Retail Association, the event was held Sept. 26.

Forty scarecrows were built. During construction of the scarecrows, area children were able to make crafts provided by Ashton’s 5- & 10-cent Store.

The winners, by category, include:

Family: 1.) Mary Ellen Becknell; 2.) Chuck and Carol Lutton. Business: 1.) Golden Age Retreat; 2.) Huntington Bank; 3.) Brannick Lawn and Landscaping.

Political: 1.) Democratic Organization of Carroll County; 2.) Darla Tipton; 3.) Pamela Berardinelli. Youth Organization / Classroom: 1.) Carrollton Head Start; 2.)Carrollton High School Autism Unit; 3.) Carrollton High School FFA.

Organization: 1.) Carroll County District Library; 2.) Carrollton Business Women; 3.) Church of Christ – Christian.

Judges included Anna Guthrie, Vanessa McConnell and Gabby Lawrence, all of Carrollton. The scarecrows will be on display through Oct. 19.