The Mineral County Library hosted their annual Pumpkin Decorating and Costume Contest on Oct. 27. Under clear autumn skies area children gathered in costumes from noon until 2 p.m. to enjoy games, treats and some pumpkin decorating.
The library also held a fall fundraiser starting at 11 a.m. with a book and bake sale, vendors and hot dogs for families to enjoy. At noon, the Mineral County Chamber of Commerce joined the fun, as well Parents as Teachers with more kid activities. Everything took place on the library lawn. In the kidsí costume contest, Zoe won first place for ages 0-2, Leroy in the age 3-5 category won for his cowboy outfit. Dalton won in age 6-9 for his construction costume, and in the 10-plus age group, Perri won with her Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz outfit.
In the pumpkin decorating contest, Kinley Kuhl Johnson won for scariest pumpkin in the 0-2 age group and MJ won for cutest pumpkin. In the 3-5 age group, Bryan won scariest and Elaina Newman won for cutest pumpkin. For ages 6-9, Austin won scariest and Conner for cutest and in 10-and-older, Abby won scariest, and funniest was won by Akasha Azure. Overall best pumpkin was won by Trina Azure.