Firework displays set for Wednesday

Monday, July 2, 2018
A visitor films the fireworks as they light up the sky along the Mississippi River levee during New Madrid's Independence Day Celebration on June 30. The celebration included a citywide rock hunt, pageants, barbecue competition and, of course, fireworks.
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SIKESTON — While many individuals have fun shooting their own fireworks, others may prefer to leave it to the professionals this Fourth of July. Several towns will offer fireworks displays on Wednesday.

The Sikeston Fireworks Display will start at dusk at the Sikeston Recreational Complex, 501 Campanella Drive. The event is sponsored by the Sikeston Elks Lodge and the City of Sikeston.

The annual City of Blodgett Fourth of July Celebration sponsored by the Russell family will have a fireworks display starting at 9 p.m.

The Oran Fourth of July Picnic by the Knights of Columbus Council will have fireworks at 10 p.m.

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