Democrat Photo/Lisa Schlichtman
Hundreds of youngsters turned out for the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce's Halloween Costume Parade around the downtown square in Cassville on Oct. 31. Children had the opportunity to take part in the Cassville Rotary Club's annual costume contest and receive a treat bag of Halloween candy, coupons and coloring activities. The event was sponsored by the following businesses: Angel and Company CPAs and PC; Barry County Abstract and Title; Barry Electric; the Cassville Democrat; Cassville Friends of the Library; Cassville Health Care and Rehab; Cassville YMCA; the City of Cassville; Commerce Bank; Dr. Dale Assing; Ellis, Cupps and Cole; the First Baptist Church Family Life Center; First State Bank; Forever Yours Embroidery; Freedom Bank; Gussied Up Boutique; Herrin Animal Hospital; Jim LeCompte, attorney; John Lewright, attorney; Promised Land Zoo; Sater Pharmacy; Security Abstract and Title; Security Bank; State Farm Insurance; Subway; The BBQ Station; Tom Cardin, attorney; Tomblin's Jewelry and Gifts; Towneley Furnishings; Westco Home Furnishing; Whitley Pharmacy; and Willis Insurance. The sweet flower pictured in the mobile garden above is 17-month-old Myah Dunfee.