- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
- Education in Illinois making slow progress, according to report
- Illinois GOP Congressional delegation: Obama’s immigration plan undermines rule of law
- Suspect, 17, charged in Halloween hit-and-run in Roscoe
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
- Man found guilty in deadly August 2013 crash at Mulford and Garrett Lane
- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
Ghost Stories author at Stephenson County Historical Museum Oct. 23
From press release
FREEPORT, Ill.—Halloween will be celebrated at the Stephenson County Historical Museum with ghost stories and “Trick or Treat Around the Museum” Saturday, Oct. 23. Noted local author Terri Reid will hold two sessions for children of all ages—5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Between story sessions, children ages 1-12 who are in costume can “trick or treat” around the museum grounds, where volunteers will be distributing candy.
Reid will read from her collection of ghost stories. She is the author of Ghost Stories of Stephenson County, whose first volume will be rereleased just prior to the event. She is also the author of two paranormal mysteries available through Amazon.com. Loose Ends is set in Freeport and is the No. 1 choice in Paranormal Fiction through Amazon.com. Her second book, Ghosts of New Orleans, was released at the beginning of October.
Popcorn, potato chips, hot apple cider, pop and water will be available for purchase.
Admission is $2 per person, regardless of age, but children ages 1-12 in costume will be admitted free.
Info: Contact Ed Finch at (815) 232-8419 or e-mail email@example.com.
From the Oct. 20-26, 2010 issue