Dale Fall Fest

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    Cody Frakes of Santa Claus, 12, left, Phoenix Rodgers of Lamar, 11, Isaac Maddox of Santa Claus, 12, and Beau Heeke of Lamar, 12, tried to lift a hog onto the tire during the hog wresting competition at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. They dropped the hog on the attempt and time ran out before they were able to finish. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Donna Kippenbrock of Dale, left, talked to her best friend from elementary school, Donna Flamion of Santa Claus, while they signed a timeline at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday evening. Flamion was among those who organized an informal reunion for anyone who attended Dale public schools over the years. The timeline will hang in the Dale Community Center for others to look at and sign. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Donna Flamion of Santa Claus, left, folded T-shirts that read "Dale, Indiana: Here, I Grew Up" while her sister Linda Clevenger of Bremen, Sandy Marshall of Gentryville, Debby Hackman of Milan and Becky Harrison of Indianapolis talked together at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday evening. With the exception of Hackman, the women attended Dale Elementary School together. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Shirley Beumer of Holland, left, and her friend Delores Roush of Chrisney, both members of the Dale High School Class of 1958, looked at old photos from the school, which closed in 1972, at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday evening. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Abby Williams of Dale, 12, received help putting duct tape on her face in preparation for hog wrestling at the Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Blake Schaefer, left, tried to jump onto the pig while his teammate Bryan Farina, both 11 and of St. Meinrad, ran after them during the hog wrestling competition at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Gabe Morrison, 12, left, Dawson Vaal, 11, Bryan Farina, 11, and Blake Schaefer, 11, all of St. Meinrad, put their pig on the tire during the hog wrestling competition at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Zach Davis of Ferdinand, 11, tried to catch the pig during the hog wrestling competition at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Koby Cassette of Dale, 10, left, fell in the mud while Dameion Bell of Gentryville, 10, and Zach Davis of Ferdinand, 11, tried to get their pig onto the tire during the hog wrestling competition at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Gracee Sullivan of Lynnville, 11, washed off in the shower provided by a fire hose after the hog wrestling competition at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    CC Stetter of Chicago, 2, looked at the fishbowls at a carnival game at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. CC's dad, Mitch, grew up in the area and brought his family to the festival. Ari van den Akker/The Herald

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    CC Stetter of Chicago, 2, threw a pingpong ball at the fishbowls during the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. CC won a fish from the game. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Lucas Washington of Santa Claus, 11, held up the fish he won from a carnival game at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Phoenix Rodgers of Lamar, 11, waited for a ride to start at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Kaylie Baker of Newtownville, 9, left, and her sisters Jersey, 8, and Starla, 11, waited for their brother, Skyler, 5, while he went on a ride at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Kaylee Hart of Gentryville, 2, left, her brother Jacob, 5, and Alicia Fortune of Santa Claus, 5, enjoyed a car ride at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Peggy Politano of Evansville, left, and Ginger Coultas of Chrisney cut and wrapped taffy to sell at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Gabriel Miranda of Jasper, left, and Emanuel Barco of Tennyson, 4, waited as people got off the Ferris wheel at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    The sun set over the midway at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Kathy Wright of Evansville, left, pointed out her parents' house to her daughter Bella, 4, and her niece Dawna Egbert of Mariah Hill, 7, while on the Ferris wheel at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Mickey Sturgeon of Dale watched his son Alex, 6, on the tornado ride while Destiny Curtis of Santa Claus, 12, waited at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Delia Ramierez of Huntingburg, left, rode the carousel with her children Serefin, 3, and Jose, 8, at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Crowds gathered for the midway rides as night fell on the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Brie Geiger of St. Meinrad, 17, left, and her sister Lexi, 15, laughed while volunteering at the Dale park and recreation booth at the Dale Fall Festival on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald