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MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) -
Ghosts, ghouls, and witches are coming to the Moss Point Recreation Center. At dark on Monday, the first ever River City House of Horror will open to those brave enough to step inside. From a fog machine to a showing of Michael Jackson's Thriller video, Moss Point officials said they're going all out for the River City House of Horror. The goal is to have a safe place for Halloween fun and the city is letting the youth have a hand in creating that fun.
Moss Point High students in the Residential Construction program watched as the intricate maze they designed came to life.
Instructor Albert Horton said, "We get to show them the initial wall framing which is a portion that they'll have to master and pass. Also the blueprint reading is another aspect that they'll have to master."
The River City House of Horror is a collaborative effort between the city of Moss Point and the Moss Point School District. Students and city employees including fire fighters and police officers are working together to build the maze. The Moss Point Recreation Department is putting up the decorations and students will be portraying character in the exhibits.
"Any chance we get to engage with the children in the school district we certainly take advantage of that," said Police Chief Keith Davis. "So it's exciting to have them over there working on this project with us and giving them a chance to just interact with their police department on a positive note."
People wouldn't say much about what surprises they have in store for visitors, but they said be prepared to be scared.
"It's going to be some scary things going on in that haunted house," Chief Davis said. " I've already told my staff that they're not going to get me to go through it because of how scary it's going to be."
High School Senior Alex Payton said, "I might show up because I designed it, so I've got to see how it looks when it's done."
"I don't know what's back there. It's going to be really dark. There's going to be people dressed up. We're going to have a coffin in the back and somebody might jump out of it. So you should have a good time."
The haunted house will be open Monday, Tuesday and Halloween nights. Admission is free to the haunted house, however, organizers say they are asking for donations to start a Moss Point Police Department explorer program.
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