Lauren Wood/The Natchez Democrat — Parker Claire, 6, does her best to lift a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch Saturday night at the Longwood Halloween Carnival. Parker was dressed as the candy fairy from the game Candy Land. The carnival was a fundraiser for the PIlgrimage Garden Club.

Photo feature: Not-so-scary Halloween

Published 12:03am Sunday, October 28, 2012
Leighann LaFrance, 10, sits under a spotlight Saturday night while Lexi Coley, 17, paints a skeleton on LaFrance’s cheek at the carnival. Coley and other members of the Cathedral middle and high school cheerleading teams were painting faces at the carnival.
Natalie Yakey, 7, tries to knock down a barricade in her handmade NASA astronaut costume at the carnival.