BALLINGER - Trunk or Treat brought out more than 500 costumed kids, parents, family and friends to Downtown Ballinger on Halloween night.

BALLINGER - Trunk or Treat brought out more than 500 costumed kids, parents, family and friends to Downtown Ballinger on Halloween night.

The annual event was sponsored by the Ballinger Area Chamber of Commerce.

Businesses, community groups, organizations and individuals joined in the fun and opened their candy filled and decorated trunks to pass out treats to the hundreds of ghouls, goblins, princesses, dinosaurs and monsters throughout the event.

The Ballinger Police Department handed out candy and glow bracelets.

"It's very busy this year," said Ballinger Police Chief Stan Maresch.

The Ballinger Parks Board members had "Lego Land" in their trunk. The Ballinger Ministerial Alliance passed out hotdogs for a donation to the food pantry.

Bobby Broyles, marketing manager for Ballinger Home Health, was on hand passing out treats with his wife Karen, with the two representing the Healthcare Coalition of Runnels County.

Jerri Smith, marketing director at KRUN AM 1400 had a booth, as did Amanda Collom, owner of Brady Bunch Boutique.

"It's a bit chilly this year," Collom said.