Wednesday, July 3, 2013

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Old Fashioned Fourth of July

Firecracker Road Race 8:00 a.m.
Races include 1 & 2 mile and 5K, 10K. Registration begins at 
7 a.m. at high school; race begins at 8 a.m.

4th of July Parade 10:30 a.m.
Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Route from Sinning Sports Complex to Main, N. on Main to 1st, W. on 1st to Elm, S. on Elm to Hwy 44. 

Arts in the Park 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Craft and food vendors at Westerman Park (Main & Park Drive) following Parade. Band Boosters pork loin supper, 5-7 p.m.

Legion Baseball Game 1 p.m. 
Lennox Legion Team vs. Vermillion, Lennox Baseball Park

Lennox Area Museum 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Open to the public — 3rd & Main

Band Concert 8:00 p.m. 
Lennox Municipal Band concert at the bandshell in park

Fireworks Dusk, following Band Concert 
Spectacular fireworks show beginning at dusk in the park.  

To donate to the fireworks show, please send donation to Lennox Commercial Club, PO Box 181, Lennox, SD 57039 or drop off donation at a Commercial Club business.

Klusmanns open hearts, home

By Wendy Sweeter
Jay and Julie Klusmann hadn’t planned on adopting two Haitian boys but Julie Klusmann said you cannot ignore God’s plans.
“We feel like when God puts these opportunities in your life and you can choose to follow through with what he’s given you or you can choose to ignore it, and we don’t want to ignore it,” Klusmann said.
The Klusmanns adopted Stanley, 6, in April. Stanley came to stay with them while he was in the United States on a medical visa. Klusmann said circumstances in Haiti did not allow for Stanley to return to his family and the Klusmanns did not want to let him go.

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