BALLINGER - The Parish Fall Festival at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church dubbed "Autumn Blest" was held Sunday, Sept. 17 at the church parish hall.

BALLINGER - The Parish Fall Festival at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church dubbed "Autumn Blest"  was held Sunday, Sept. 17 at the church parish hall.

Visitors enjoyed family activities all day including a lunch that featured brisket, sausage, beans and all the trimmings.

There were activities for the children including a bounce castle and air slide and raffles and a country store. There were raffles and Bingo as well.

A large portion of the proceeds from the event go to the Community Food Pantry.