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WHITLEY COUNTY â€” With Halloween events beginning this weekend, county and state officials want to ensure the safety of each and every â€śghoul and gobblin.â€ť
County commissioners offered a word of warning at their meeting Monday.
â€śKeep a close eye on those little ones,â€ť Commissioner Amber said. â€śWe want a safe Halloween, so we need to be mindful of kids out trick-or-treating.â€ť
According to the Indiana State Police, a few reminders can help parents observe a safer Halloween holiday.
â€˘Keep costumes short to prevent trips and falls.
â€˘Try make-up instead of a mask. Masks often obstruct a childâ€™s vision, which makes tasks like crossing the street and going up and down stairs dangerous.
â€˘Make sure children wear light colors or put reflective tape on their costumes.
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