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Half-fan lengths of bunting are popular all over town this year. Chad and Kris Dameron are ready for Independence Day with four sections across the front of their porch on Sycamore St. Other homes in the community are decorated with flags, bunting, and Uncle Sam likenesses.
Peabody Main Street board members (left) Janice Moffett and Kelly Penner leave the Morgan House on June 23 with new Kansas Main Street director (right) Ingrid Pearson. Moffet and Penner were among PMSA members who met with Pearson to hear about the new program and the direction it will take.
Landon Hendricks, 5, looks up at his mother as he debates what to eat at Saturday's Harvey House picnic. Sponsored annually by the Florence Historical Society to raise money for the Harvey House Museum, this year's event drew about 100 people.
Marion County times for discharging fireworks are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. today through Friday, and 8 a.m. to midnight Saturday through Monday. Fireworks may be discharged outside city limits, on private property, and at Marion County Lake (not the reservoir). Individual cities have their own separate schedules for fireworks, and can be found in the explore section.