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2013-07-11 / Community News

Lexington’s 4th of July Fun in the Park


Kyelee and Danica Wheat set up shop at Lexington’s Fourth of July celebration! Kyelee and Danica Wheat set up shop at Lexington’s Fourth of July celebration! The Lexington EDC, Volunteer Fire Department and Chamber of Commerce hosted a fun filled night at the park on the 4th of July, providing tons of activities for families, patriotic music, and a fantastic fireworks display. Here are a few pictures from the event.



The Lexington United Methodist Church had a Face Painting booth. Amanda Duree is seen painting Stacey Washington’s face, while Michaela Washington patiently waits her turn. The Lexington United Methodist Church had a Face Painting booth. Amanda Duree is seen painting Stacey Washington’s face, while Michaela Washington patiently waits her turn.

Jay Cooper, Daneshia Crawford and Adaryll Crawford sit in the shade, waiting for the evening’s fireworks show. Jay Cooper, Daneshia Crawford and Adaryll Crawford sit in the shade, waiting for the evening’s fireworks show.

Macie and Chase Nail ask for some help from Noah Frick with their sand art. Macie and Chase Nail ask for some help from Noah Frick with their sand art.

Here are a couple of UFO’s - unidentified fighting objects! Here are a couple of UFO’s - unidentified fighting objects!

Stacey and Isaiah Washington, with their Nana, Pat Durkin. Stacey and Isaiah Washington, with their Nana, Pat Durkin.

Enjoying the afternoon are Michael Mack, Cody Ross, Michael Coe, Adam Mack, Melissa and Robert Boyd. Enjoying the afternoon are Michael Mack, Cody Ross, Michael Coe, Adam Mack, Melissa and Robert Boyd.

The local Boy Scout Troop prepare for the Flag Raising Ceremony. Pictured are (front) Lucia Baggstrom, Isaiah Washington, Leo Baggstrom, Dylan Hobbs, (middle) Mary Margaret Baggstrom, Xavier Bangert, Eric Koch, Dylan Brister, George Duree, Christian Koch, Ricky Braly, (back) Rhonda Baggstrom (Leader), Steven Butler, Seth Baggstrom, Simon Baggstrom, Dalton Brister, Chris Hasskarl, and (far back) Rick Brister, Assistant Scoutmaster. The local Boy Scout Troop prepare for the Flag Raising Ceremony. Pictured are (front) Lucia Baggstrom, Isaiah Washington, Leo Baggstrom, Dylan Hobbs, (middle) Mary Margaret Baggstrom, Xavier Bangert, Eric Koch, Dylan Brister, George Duree, Christian Koch, Ricky Braly, (back) Rhonda Baggstrom (Leader), Steven Butler, Seth Baggstrom, Simon Baggstrom, Dalton Brister, Chris Hasskarl, and (far back) Rick Brister, Assistant Scoutmaster.

Bill Tucker spun the tunes for the crowd with his Billy T music machine! Bill Tucker spun the tunes for the crowd with his Billy T music machine!

The LC Track Team had a booth at the ceremony. Pictured are (front) Jakobe Cooper, Aaliyah McFarlin, Cici Woolridge, Ashunti Cooper, Elexus Cooper, Daylon Washington, Keshun Cooper, (second row) Mariah Cooper, Riza Cooper, Kaitlyn Washington, Varanda Wright, (far back) Markyah Cooper and Anna McFarlin. The LC Track Team had a booth at the ceremony. Pictured are (front) Jakobe Cooper, Aaliyah McFarlin, Cici Woolridge, Ashunti Cooper, Elexus Cooper, Daylon Washington, Keshun Cooper, (second row) Mariah Cooper, Riza Cooper, Kaitlyn Washington, Varanda Wright, (far back) Markyah Cooper and Anna McFarlin.

Above, Harold and Ruby Smith are seen in the nice spot they picked, in the shade, so they could enjoy the music. At the right, Kevin and Georgia Allen, with Abby Ruemke, sold cold drinks at the Lexington Chamber of Commerce booth. Next to that picture is Brooke Scheler in the Kiddie Korner inflatable, and in the far right picture, Heidi Frazier, owner of 40 Acre Wood Used Bookstore, is seen holding one of the free copies of the US Constitution she gave away during the 4th of July Fireworks in the Park celebration! Above, Harold and Ruby Smith are seen in the nice spot they picked, in the shade, so they could enjoy the music. At the right, Kevin and Georgia Allen, with Abby Ruemke, sold cold drinks at the Lexington Chamber of Commerce booth. Next to that picture is Brooke Scheler in the Kiddie Korner inflatable, and in the far right picture, Heidi Frazier, owner of 40 Acre Wood Used Bookstore, is seen holding one of the free copies of the US Constitution she gave away during the 4th of July Fireworks in the Park celebration!


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