Scarecrows to decorate Monument in contest

The city of Monument is holding a scarecrow contest with submissions due Dec. 1. In photo: A scarecrow, created by Duke Warner Realty, was entered in the Dayville Fall Festival scarecrow contest in October.

Monument city officials are in search of creative submissions for their Fall Community Scarecrow Event.

They are inviting local residents and those who reside in other cities in Grant County to decorate a scarecrow to display in Monument.

The deadline is Thursday, Dec. 1.

Entries will be judged and winners announced on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

City councilor Mary Cade said they hope to make this an annual event.

Anyone interested should notify city hall if they would like to participate by calling 541-934-2025 or through their City of Monument Facebook page.

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