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Owensboro Officials Encourage Residents to Trick-or-Treat on Friday; Some Residents Upset with City Changing Dates of Holiday Traditions

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In a media release today, the City of Owensboro officials urged residents to move Halloween observances – mainly trick-or-treating – to Friday evening.

Due to the threat of inclement weather and the concern for citizen safety the Mayor and the Owensboro Board of Commissioners are encouraging Owensboro citizens of to observe Halloween, including the tradition of trick-or-treating, on Friday, November 1.  As always, Halloween is not an official holiday. Government offices and businesses are open as usual, and public services run on regular schedules. If you drive around in late afternoon or evening, it is important to keep a careful lookout for children trick-or-treating.  For more information about inclement weather, please contact the Daviess County Emergency Management Agency at (270) 685-8448.  Have a safe and happy Halloween.

There was some heated discussion from Owensboro residents about the city’s statement – probably stemming from the city’s decision to move 4th of July fireworks display to November 9, 2013 in honor of Veteran’s Day.

What do you think – should city officials recommend the moving of holiday observances due to inclement weather or should they stick to making other decisions?

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