New Madrid holds Fourth of July celebration

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
A couple stand on the Mississippi River Observation Deck to take in the fireworks during New Madrid's Independence Day Celebration on Saturday.
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Fireworks lit up the sky and the Mississippi River as New Madrid celebrated Independence Day on Saturday. People lined the town's riverwalk and observation deck to take in the 30-minute fireworks display.
Jill Bock/Standard Democrat
Fireworks lit up the sky and the Mississippi River as New Madrid celebrated Independence Day on Saturday. People lined the town's riverwalk and observation deck to take in the 30-minute fireworks display.
Jill Bock/Standard Democrat
Fireworks lit up the sky and the Mississippi River as New Madrid celebrated Independence Day on Saturday. People lined the town's riverwalk and observation deck to take in the 30-minute fireworks display.
Jill Bock/Standard Democrat
Skye Ort, 3, decided to take a mulligan while playing Nono's 9 Holes To Go Miniature Golf. Skye soon decided his long game was better than his putting and simply rolled the ball in the hole with his hand. The golf game was part of the activities during New Madrid's Independence Day Celebration on Saturday.
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Prey Gosnell, left, and Ryder Jarmon brace themselves as they prepare to hit the water at the bottom of the slide. The water slide was one of several activities for youngsters during New Madrid's Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, June 29.
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Despite temperatures reaching into the 90s, Victor McCain kept plenty cool thanks to a hose and water slide during New Madrid's Independence Day Celebration on Saturday. The event also included pageants and a barbecue competition.
Jill Bock/Standard Democrat
Victor McCain decided Catherine McCain needed to be just a little bit wetter after she came down the slide during New Madrid's Independence Day celebration on Saturday. The water slide was one of several activities available throughout the day.
Jill Bock/Standard Democrat
Jill Bock/Standard Democrat
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