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2013 Christmas lights contest winners announced

Posted December 18, 2013 by Goreville Gazette in Community
A file photo of the 2013 Goreville Christmas Lights Contest overall grand prize winner’s resident, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Billingsley on South Ferne Clyffe road, which also won this season’s Best White Light display.

A file photo of the 2013 Goreville Christmas Lights Contest overall grand prize winner’s resident, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Billingsley on South Ferne Clyffe road, which also won this season’s Best White Light display.

The 2013 Goreville Christmas lights contest winners were announced Monday evening with the overall winner receiving their December water bill fees waived by the Village.

The Village of Goreville trustee Jason Beckman said Mr. and Mrs. Dale Billingsley on South Ferne Clyffe road won both Best White Lights display and the Overall Grand prize.

In other categories, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Cross on Evergreen Drive won Best Colored Lights display; Mrs. Peggy Jennings on South Broadway won Most Creative Use of Lights display; Mrs. Ellen Phalin on South Fly won Best Yard display; and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Christopher on West Ferne Clyffe Street won Best Themed display.

The Village congratulated the winners and wished to provide thanks for all of its residents who took the time to decorate and show their holiday spirit with or without the contest.  Photos of this year’s winners were posted to Trustee Beckman’s Facebook page.