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Halloween presents many unique dress-up opportunities that are not difficult to achieve.

Picking the perfect Halloween costume

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

It’s that time of year again. That’s right! Spooky season. Time for carving pumpkins, feeling the autumn breeze, eating candy corn and best of all, dressing up and going around trick or treating. Picking...

 A group of friends gathers in an old barn to watch a classic horror film on a projector. This year, teenagers celebrated Halloween in numerous creative ways due to COVID-19 restrictions.

A quarantined Halloween

Story by Emma Allen , staff writer November 4, 2020

Everything has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, from school to shopping. Now, amid the holiday season, people still want to be able to celebrate during this hectic year. Even with the added restrictions,...

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Too cute to spook

Story by Katey Pappas , staff writer October 31, 2020

It’s almost that time of year again! Kids (and pets) everywhere are getting ready for the fall season, and kicking it off with Halloween. Here is a cute and fun collection of some of the cutest pets...

While the spooky season looks a little different this year, people can still take part in festivities beginning with the Perot Theatre’s first-ever “Movie Mash” held Saturday, Oct. 24. This will be the first event held in the Perot since the coronavirus outbreak in March.

Frights on the screen, six feet in between

Story by Cate Rounds, editor in chief October 23, 2020

The popcorn is popping. The lights go dark. An eerie sense of fear fills your bones as the screen illuminates. It is time for Halloween in Texarkana. Although the spooky season looks a little different...

Ghost tour guide Jodi Breckenridge tells a story to her group inside The Jefferson Hotel. Breckenridge, who worked at this hotel when she was younger, told a fair share of her own paranormal experiences she had on the job.

Jitters of Jefferson 

Story by Peyton Sims , editor in chief October 21, 2020

The month where you listen to ghost stories while dressed in dark attire has finally arrived. Pumpkins can be seen left to right, and Halloween films are finally beginning to overtake all of the television...

Senior Tatum Haugh poses in her leopard Halloween costume. Having to wear face masks hasnt stopped people from creativity dressing up.

The monster mask

Story by Reese Langdon, staff writer October 17, 2020

2020 has been filled with many tricks and not that many treats. With that being said, do not miss out on this annual opportunity to fill that plastic pumpkin that sits in a cabinet for 364 days with treats...

Two rocking chairs sit on the wooden porch of the Excelsior Hotel in Jefferson, Texas. This rumored ghost infested hotel has brought in guest from all across the country.

Haunted tales of a hotel

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor November 1, 2019

The empty streets leave silence lurking across Jefferson, Texas. Old, abandoned buildings creek in the depth of the night. China dolls glare at you through the glass of rundown flea markets. Jefferson...

Graphic by Peyton Sims. The Halloween and Costume Association has launched a petition to change the date from October 31st to the last Saturday in October. The association and some parents say that having Halloween on a Saturday might make it so that parents can accompany their kids to festivities easier.

Date on Scares

Story by Aislyn Echols, staff writer October 31, 2019

The old time tradition of going out on the night of October 31st, dressing up in scary costumes and going door to door asking for candy started in America in the 1950s. Generation after generation, people...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Rogers. On Oct. 18 and 19, the Perot Theatre will be hosting ghost tours and screening classic Halloween movies.

Thrills of the Perot

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor October 18, 2019

The Perot Theatre will be hosting ghost tours and screening classic Halloween movies this upcoming weekend. On Oct. 18, people can purchase tickets through the perot website for a haunted tour featuring...

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Clowning around

Story by Sophie Spakes, news editor October 17, 2019

Most Americans knows about the year of the clown, 2016. People ran around waving knives dressed up as clowns, hence  the name “killer clowns.” From wearing clown masks to robbing stores to chasing...

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Orange is the new black

Story by Mikayla Zverina, staff writer October 10, 2019

The full moon towers in the night sky looking over your shoulder at the old pictures. Your fall fashion choices haunt you like the ghost of your wardrobe’s past. Re-leaf your future self and follow these...

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Spooky stories to tell in the dark

Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer October 3, 2019

A full moon takes over the October night sky. You sit with your friends around a campfire and listen to horrifying stories that send chills down your spine. With Halloween quickly approaching, be sure...

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