THE ROCKETS' RED GLARE, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof through the night that our flag was still there. This awesome photo was taken by Rene Ryles Endres of the fireworks display in Seaside, Fla., this Fourth of July.
LITTLE MISS FREEPORT made an appearance on Monday morning. The City of Freeport held their annual Independence Day parade a bit earlier this year. The festivities began at 8 a.m., rather than 10 a.m., and ran along SR-20 from Blue Ridge Parkway to Freeport City Hall. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)
FRANK DAY, chairman of the Walton County Democratic Party had a grand time participating in the annual Seaside Fourth of July Parade. (Photo by Tabitha Frazier)
DBPA PRESIDENT Commissioner Sara Comander tosses out goodies. This parade was held on the Fourth in DeFuniak Springs, followed by a grand fireworks display at the Lakeyard. (Photo by Ashley Amason)
PAXTON WAS FINALLY eliminated from the baseball tournament on Sunday evening when West Volusia American beat the young Bobcat team 28-11. With the defeat of Paxton, West Volusia American qualified to face Wesley Chapel National in the tournament’s final round, a three-game playoff. The two teams will clash decide the state championship on Wednesday evening. (Photo by Reid Tucker)
The DeFuniak Springs 11-12 year old softball team won the District 1 tournament on June 30. Team members for the squad include: Sam Albert(1), Sydni Earley(2), Jasmine Hester(3), Jamie Lamb(4), Jade Larrick(5), Kelee Mosley(6), Hannah Poole(7), Jami Minniefield(8), Chambleigh Webster(9), Kiki Bogart(10), Rylee Hoke(11), Cortni McKee(12) and Cristen Gillis(13). Coaches are Ron Earley, Ryan Poole and Steven Laird. (Photo by Patrick Casey)