Pool Party

Photos by Caitlin O'Hara/The Herald
Riley Merder, 13, left, pretended she needed help out of the pool with the intention of pulling Brooke Nottingham, 12, right, both of Jasper, into the water while swimming at the Jasper Municipal Pool on Tuesday. It was Riley’s birthday and many of her friends gathered to celebrate with her and partake in the back-to-school party at the pool.


Kate Green, left, Kaitlyn Henke, Reagan Egbert and Maddie Vernon, all 12 and of Jasper, were sprayed with silly string during the bac-to-school party hosted at the Jasper Municipal Pool on Tuesday.


Denni Hilgefort, 10, left, Kella Lichlyter, 10, Merin Buck, 9, Anna Underwood, 10, and Brailyn Whaley, 9, all of Jasper, danced in the changing room at closing time of the Jasper Municipal Pool on Tuesday evening.


Meredith Hilgefort of Jasper, 13, center in pink, celebrated her birthday Tuesday evening during the back-to-school party at the Jasper Municipal Pool. They girls also celebrated the birthday of Riley Merder who turned 13, and Hilgefort’s sister, Denni, who turned 10 in July. Both girls not pictured.


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