The first McLean County Halloween Decorating Contest has concluded.

Overall, the contest received over $500 in donations for the McLean County Animal Shelter.

Below are the winners for each category and the percentages:

Best Overall

Nancy Dent (Entry 5)

22.1% of 244 responses


Nancy Dent (Entry 5)

33.8% of 234 responses

Best Effects

Nancy Dent (Entry 5)

26.9% of 238 responses

Most Creative

Lori Hunt (Entry 1)

23.8% of 240 responses

Best Traditional

Misty Baird (Entry 9)

24% of 229 responses

First Place Business

Cabin Fever (Business Entry 3)

66.7% of 195 responses

Second Place Business

Farmers Bank and Trust (Business Entry 9)

25.4% of 177 responses

Freddie Bourne,

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