LaMonica Peters

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Video: Jackolantern Jam Held in Ackerman

ACKERMAN, Miss. (WCBI) – It’s the weekend before Halloween and holiday activities are in full swing all over Northeast Mississippi.

The Jackolantern Jam in Ackerman included a pumpkin carving contest, food vendors and an outdoor movie of Scooby Doo will play in rotation at sunset. Choctaw Chamber of Commerce Director Lara Bowman says the Halloween extravaganza is just what the community needs.

“We do this event each year to provide a safe place for the kids to come and trunk and treat. We’ve got carnival games, just a fun atmosphere for the family where everyone can come out and enjoy the afternoon,” says Bowman.

The event was also a fundraiser for the Chamber.