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FEATURE PHOTO: Selling fireworks on Lincoln Avenue

FEATURE PHOTO: Selling fireworks on Lincoln Avenue

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 1, 2019

Tristan Warner (right) from Warner Enterprises talks with a customer at a set of merchant tables at an empty space next to Arby’s Monday. He said Warner Enterprises provides premier consumer fireworks across the state. Warner said business hours for the fireworks sales go from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The...

Community Band salute, bingo to kick off Red, White, Blue Days

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 25, 2019

As part of the Red, White and Blue Days celebration, people can attend the Community Band patriotic salute and Harold Hackett Memorial Bingo this week to begin the city's Independence Day festivities. Ginger Stanfield, director of the Community Band, said the band will perform a number of patriotic...

Community celebrates with Fourth of July Parade

Community celebrates with Fourth of July Parade

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

July 4, 2018

Members of the community came out, despite the intense heat, to watch the Fourth of July Parade Wednesday afternoon. As the fire truck horns started to ring through the air, children started to jump with excitement to see the many different parade floats and to get a bunch of free candy. Two bro...

Parade commemorates Independence Day

AJ Fournier and Cassie Buchman

July 5, 2017

Up 6th Street and down Polk Avenue, the annual Fourth of July parade kicked off with firetrucks and police in the front, followed by different businesses and organizations driving through throwing candy and ices. Family Video, Coles County Republicans and Democrats, Shakespeare in the Park were j...

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