For Johnson County in southern Illinois, the first week of October is more than just the start of a new month. It’s the beginning of the area’s biggest fall celebration: the Fall Festival.
This year, despite cold temperatures and blistery winds, the festival’s main attraction, the parade, went off without a hitch and was one of the best in recent years according to many locals.
It seems that bad weather is becoming the calling card of the parade, as this is not the first year mother nature has not complied.
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