2014-07-09 / Front Page

Spectacular night at the Sportsplex!

July 4th fireworks and fun!



Paul Robling of Vitale Pyrotechnico prepares fireworks for the finale. Paul Robling of Vitale Pyrotechnico prepares fireworks for the finale.

It was an event enjoyed by all ages. Jane, Rob and Bobby McLendon anxiously await the start of the show. It was an event enjoyed by all ages. Jane, Rob and Bobby McLendon anxiously await the start of the show.

How it begins: These PVC tubes (notice the wicks hanging from each one) hold the fireworks that will eventually light up the sky and delight the crowd. How it begins: These PVC tubes (notice the wicks hanging from each one) hold the fireworks that will eventually light up the sky and delight the crowd.

Kristilea Williams, 10, and her little sister Kassie, 6, are all smiles as they watch the display in the sky. Kristilea Williams, 10, and her little sister Kassie, 6, are all smiles as they watch the display in the sky.

Kaylyn Brackin purchases homemade lemonade from the concessions that were available. Kaylyn Brackin purchases homemade lemonade from the concessions that were available.

Hannah Williams and Meg Houston, both 10, are happy to have seen the great show. Hannah Williams and Meg Houston, both 10, are happy to have seen the great show.

Anna Delk, 8, and Alyx Aycock, 2, enjoy the patriotic festivities. Anna Delk, 8, and Alyx Aycock, 2, enjoy the patriotic festivities.

Aubrey Williams, 8, and Abigail, 9, and Meredith Crawford, 2, enjoy watermelon while waiting on the fireworks. Aubrey Williams, 8, and Abigail, 9, and Meredith Crawford, 2, enjoy watermelon while waiting on the fireworks.

The flag ceremony was performed by Ethan Miller and Adrian Lewis, both Boy Scouts from Troop 92 and seventh graders at ECMS. The flag ceremony was performed by Ethan Miller and Adrian Lewis, both Boy Scouts from Troop 92 and seventh graders at ECMS.

One-year-old Briyonna Sealy, beautiful in her red, white and blue, is amazed as she watches the fireworks display with her mom, Brianna. One-year-old Briyonna Sealy, beautiful in her red, white and blue, is amazed as she watches the fireworks display with her mom, Brianna.

Even the hot weather did not damper the excitement. Kalli Branam and Jax, 4, are all smiles despite the heat. Even the hot weather did not damper the excitement. Kalli Branam and Jax, 4, are all smiles despite the heat.

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