Carnival plans

The Jackson Academy Carnival will take place on Tuesday, October 22 from 5-8 p.m. at the school’s main campus. The carnival is one of the primary fund-raisers for the Jackson Academy Association and is one of the oldest and largest fall festivals in the metro area. This community-wide event features old fashioned carnival games and prizes, a costume contest with awards in multiple age groups, jump houses, a bake sale, a teen alley with pizza and a DJ, a pumpkin decorating contest, and more. Tickets for the event are available at Members of the planning committee are (from left, back) Jessica Smith, Geri Beth Smith, Christy Orr, Elizabeth Weeks, Shea Hosch, Erin Johnston, Misti Sims; (front) Kelly Cress, Lindsey Armstrong, Angie Haraway, Kristie Rohman, Lorraine Boykin, Taylor Beard, Bootsey Brown, and Amy Moreman. Not pictured: Lynn Watson, Valerie Asbell, Brooke Akins, Rebekah Gregory, Kelli Ferrell, Lindsey Gresham, Barbara Craft, Eden Travis, and Stephanie Maley.

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