Blackwell to host 4th of July celebration
The Blackwell Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) will be holding their annual 4th of July celebration, parade and barbecue on Saturday, June 30, 2012. A parade will kick off the event at 5 p.m. on Main Street in Blackwell.At 5:30 p.m., the Blackwell VFD will be selling barbecue brisket and sausage plates with all the trimmings at their station located on Main Street. Plates are $10 for adults and $5 for children, with all proceeds benefitting the Blackwell VFD.Starting at 9 p.m., a dance will be held at the AMA/Techtel Pavilion, located at the Blackwell Riding Arena. Music will be provided by the "Tejas Brothers". The dance is hosted by the Blackwell Riding Club with a $10 cover charge and is BYOB. Guests are also asked to bring their own lawn chairs. All proceeds from the dance will benefit the Blackwell Riding Club, a non-profit organization."Come join the fun and support our fire fighters!" For additional information, call 325-370-1119 or 325-668-3552.