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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

October Fest, Script kickoff on Oct. 25


October 17, 2018

Mark Hebert

One of the dozen Parade of Light floats in last year's parade. The POL has been moved to Sunday, November 18, in Malta.

Thursday, October 25, kicks off the holiday season for the Malta Merchants as the date marks Octoberfest and the Christmas Scrip Kickoff at 6 p.m.

The Parade of Lights will be held on Sunday, November 18.

Christmas Scrip is a form of currency that local banks, including The First State Bank, First Security Bank and Independence Bank allow patrons to borrow without interest for 10 months.

The currency can be used at any Malta Merchant that accepts Scrip.

Using Scrip keeps money in Phillips County and last year residents kept $281,770 within the county by participating in the Christmas Scrip...

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