A large crowd gathered along the parade route in Carrollton Nov. 25 ushering in the official start of the holiday season.
A total of 57 units entered the “Christmas Dream” themed parade sponsored by the Carrollton Rotary Club. Tom Mesler, chief of Carrollton Village Fire Department, was the parade Grand Marshal.
Winners of the parade included:
Best Walking Group: Starstruck Gymnastics Team; Best Business Float: McDonalds; Best Non-Profit Float: Christ Community Church of Dellroy; Best Antique Tractor: 1953 Worthington driven by Dale Dowdell of Carrollton; Best Fire Truck: Dellroy VFW 2015 Pierce; Judges’ Choice: Carroll County Fair Royalty.
Judges were Att. Hwa Lumley, Jeff Tipton and Don Rutledge and Larry Garner, announcer.