Wheaton celebrates 4th with barbecue, live music in park

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Lakynn Jenkins, 1-1/2, of Springfield, enjoyed some time on the swings Thursday during the Wheaton Freedom Jam. Swinging Jenkins was her grandmother, Jennie Jennejohn, of Exeter, and watching was her father, Kevin Jenkins. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

Lakynn Jenkins, 1-1/2, of Springfield, enjoyed some time on the swings Thursday during the Wheaton Freedom Jam.

The City of Wheaton celebrated the 4th of July on Thursday with a band and of course food. David Shockley, Wheaton mayor said the fire department sold 300 hotdogs and hamburgers during the event. Steve Holmes and Ryan Henderson with the Wheaton Fire Department worked the grill as Stuart Lombard reloaded the grill. Jordan Privett/jprivett@cassville-democrat.com
From left, Keyara Vasey, 12, Kyera Vasey, 11, and Kevaeh Vasey, 7, all sisters from Exeter, showed their support for the Gus Robbins Band at Thursday’s Freedom Jam celebration in Wheaton. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
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