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2010-07-09 / General Stories

Lexington Celebrates Fourth of July

Lexington’s Chamber of Commerce served up hot dogs, frito pie and brisket during Sunday night’s Fourth of July celebration at the City Park, once again helping

Collecting donations to help defray the cost of the fireworks for the Chamber of Commerce were Nancy Perry and Jason Mann. Collecting donations to help defray the cost of the fireworks for the Chamber of Commerce were Nancy Perry and Jason Mann. to sponsor an event that always manages to bring on the “oooo’s and awesssss”. The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department had a trailer full of fireworks

that lit up the sky for a solid 20 minutes and capped off a wonderful day filled with pure American tradition. PHOTOS BY LINDA KIDD.
Lexington Police Officer Fred Kelly supervises Daniel Floyd as he unloads firecrackers from the trailer prior to setting up for Sunday’s big celebration. Lexington Police Officer Fred Kelly supervises Daniel Floyd as he unloads firecrackers from the trailer prior to setting up for Sunday’s big celebration.
Some members of the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department are seen with a trailer full of firecrackers that were ignited Sunday night. Pictured are Daniel Floyd, LVFD Chief Donnie Milburn and Jarrett Ahrendt. Some members of the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department are seen with a trailer full of firecrackers that were ignited Sunday night. Pictured are Daniel Floyd, LVFD Chief Donnie Milburn and Jarrett Ahrendt.
Oscar and Mary Ann Hillegeist enjoyed Lexington’s Fourth celebration. Oscar and Mary Ann Hillegeist enjoyed Lexington’s Fourth celebration.
Sylvia DeClue-Kelenske is seen serving up the food. Sylvia DeClue-Kelenske is seen serving up the food.
Mary and Monte Alford wait patiently for the fireworks display, along with their daughter Ava. Mary and Monte Alford wait patiently for the fireworks display, along with their daughter Ava.
LVFD Volunteers Anthony Retzlaff and Jarrett Ahrendt LVFD Volunteers Anthony Retzlaff and Jarrett Ahrendt
The Gardener family were ready for the fireworks! Pictured are Larry and Shannon, along with their children, Layla, Ray and Tyler (back). The Gardener family were ready for the fireworks! Pictured are Larry and Shannon, along with their children, Layla, Ray and Tyler (back).
Also choosing to watch from the comfort of their pickup were Joe Bailey and Audrey Lentz. Also choosing to watch from the comfort of their pickup were Joe Bailey and Audrey Lentz.
Claiming a perfect vantage point to watch fireworks were Casey and Josh Scheler and daughter Brooke. Claiming a perfect vantage point to watch fireworks were Casey and Josh Scheler and daughter Brooke.

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