Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu June 30, 2016
PHOTO BY: William Harvey

Linda Benton, from left, Ronnie Benton, Barbara Stevens, Craig Robinson, Jessica Robinson, Twyla Land, David Moody, Darren Gordon and Stacy Gordon stand under the pavilion at Friendly Acres Park in Judsonia. As part of the Judsonia Activities Committee, they are getting ready for Summer Blast, the annual community Fourth of July celebration at the park, set to take place Saturday.

Holiday tradition

Judsonia presents Summer Blast 2016

The Judsonia Activities Committee has one Independence Day tradition: Celebrate the Saturday before the holiday. Summer Blast 2016, Judsonia’s annual Fourth of July and summer celebration, will take place Saturday at Friendly Acres Park, beginning at 8 a.m. “Even back a long time ago, certainly before I ever was around, the Fourth of July was a big thing in Judsonia,” said Twyla Land, secretary of the Judsonia Activities Committee. “Any... READ MORE


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