A large white ghost and a menacing-looking goblin invited everyone to sign up for the costume parade, an attraction at Saturday’s Pumpkin Party in the Park. (Herald photos by Bill Kirk).1 / 4
”Candy or tobacco?” was the question posed to Pumpkin Party in the Park goers who visited a booth Saturday as various items were held up for their decision. The area youth tobacco prevention group put on the presentation.2 / 4
A young Pumpkin Party in the Park attendee got ready to have her hair spray-painted at the “Scary Hair” booth Saturday. The patron chose a shade of yellow to be applied to her hair.3 / 4
A pickup truck load of pumpkins was available to people attending Saturday’s Pumpkin Party in the Park. The orange orbs were given free to those who brought a donation for the Pierce County Food Pantry.4 / 4
The Ellsworth Funsters sponsored the annual Pumpkin Party in the Park, held this past Saturday in the East End Park.
Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.