Photo Gallery: Fourth of July Celebration

Published 6:00 pm Monday, July 4, 2022

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The annual Fourth of July fireworks at Lykins Park took place a day early on July 3 but that did not keep crowds from coming to see explosions light up the night sky.

A DJ, food trucks, foam and other activities got the festivities underway before the main event.

Social media rumors of a lost child at the event did cause some worry but Clark County Sheriff Berl Perdue said in a phone interview with the Sun that the boy in question was “just wandering around” and was located thirty minutes after he was reported lost.

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The sheriff said the best advice he can give for parents or guardians in that situation is to tell their younger charge to find a safe place to stay put in while adults looks for them.