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Trick-or-treaters and their parents lined up around several Owen County churches Saturday for a night of fellowship and fun.
EPOCH Fellowship and New Columbus Baptist Church were among those that decorated vehicles and passed out candy for trunk-or-treats.
EPOCH Pastor Trent Holbert said their trunk-or-treat was held at Full Service Automotive.
“We partnered with Full Service Automotive and had 10 cars,” Holbert said. “We had a constant stream of kids all night.”
Holbert said EPOCH’s first trunk-or-treat was a successful one.
“We really appreciate the community, Full Service Automotive and all the support that everyone gave us,” Holbert said.
There were also plenty of other opportunities for kids and grown-ups to show off their costume creativity.
At Owen County Primary School, students took part in Character Day Friday and also held a special costume parade to celebrate the occasion.
New Columbus Baptist pastor Brad Vincent said they had about 10 cars for their second trunk-or-treat.
“There were a lot of people here,” Vincent said. “A lot of children all night and we just about ran out of candy.”
Vincent said New Columbus Baptist had chili in the fellowship hall after the trunk-or-treat.
“A lot of people who were not members of the church came out for that,” Vincent said. “Events like these let the community know that we’re here and that we’re involved with the children. It helps build community within the church.”
Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond said he had extra patrol out for Halloween.
“Everything went real smooth and there weren’t any problems,” Hammond said.