Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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July 3, 2012

Fourth of July, weekend celebrations set

CROSSVILLE — Pro-Troop Rally held July 4

The annual Pro-Troop Rally will be held Wednesday, July 4, at the Cumberland County Courthouse beginning at 9 a.m. There will be several speakers and entertainers as well as a flag folding ceremony and presentation and recognition of all military branches.

Children’s Parade to march July 4

The Crab-Orchard Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will celebrate the Fourth of July with the annual children’s parade, beginning at 10 a.m. Participants are asked to gather at the Palace Theatre at 9:30 to prepare for the walk to the Crossville Depot. Children are encouraged to dress in their red, white and blue, or in costume of a historic patriot, and ride their bikes, trikes, wagons and scooters. Battery-powered vehicles are allowed, however no gasoline-powered vehicles will be permitted.

Fireworks to begin at dark

The annual Crossville fireworks show is set for July 4 at Centennial Park with activities beginning at 5 p.m. There will be concessions and an inflatable children’s play area.

THP to hold sobriety checkpoint July 4

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint July 4 from 9 to 10 p.m. on Hwy. 70 E. in Cumberland County.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol recognizes that sobriety checkpoints are highly visible and effective tools in the battle against impaired driving.

Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injures more than 305,000 others every year in the United States. Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment and target those who operate a vehicle while impaired. They will take corrective actions for other violations observed while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

Water Fest offers cool time July 7

Water Fest and Family Fun Day will be held Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Meadow Park Lake. The event will include nature tours, canoe and kayak rides, boat races, water sports, wildlife exhibits, food and free ice cream. Hosted by the city of Crossville, the event is sponsored by the Obed Watershed Community Association.

CO fireworks set July 7

The fifth annual Crab Orchard July Festival is set for Saturday at the Crab Orchard City Park from 2 p.m. until dark. There will be music, games and activities for all ages, food, crafts, and a silent auction. A fireworks display, put on by Liberty Market, starts at dark.

 

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