2013 Halloween Short Story Deadline Extended

Paducah Parks Services will continue accepting stories for our Halloween Short Story Contest through 5 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2013.  This is a week extension on the original deadline.  The Halloween Short Story Contest is for students in 6th through 8th grades.

Students are asked to write a story about Halloween using the beginning phase, “The best night of my life…”  Stories can have a maximum of 600 words and must be typed.  Only one entry is allowed per student.  The top three stories from each grade will be awarded prizes.  The first place winners from each grade will have their stories printed in the October issue of the Purchase Area Family Magazine.  

Please mail or deliver stories to Paducah Parks Services, 1400 HC Mathis Drive, Paducah, KY 42001.  Stories can be emailed to Recreation Superintendent Amie Clark at .

For more information about Parks Department events and activities, visit the Parks Services Department at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive, visit the website www.paducahky.gov, or call 444-8508.