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Oxford’s Children Celebrate July Fourth with Annual Parade

As part of today’s festivities presented by L.O.U., the annual 4th of July Children’s Parade on the Square was a success! Numerous children with their parents, grandparents and pets had a lot of fun. Enjoy the photo and video gallery, and happy Independence Day!

(left to right) Cole Moore, Eli Abel and Erik Sahlein - all Oxford High School students who are fundraising for OHS Theatre to join competition in Edinburgh, Scotland.
(left to right) Cole Moore, Eli Abel and Erik Sahlein – all Oxford High School students who are fundraising for OHS Theatre to join a competition in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Maci and Tyler Haywood waited for the parade with their dog, Delilah.
Maci and Tyler Haywood waited for the parade with their dog, Delilah.
(left to right) Acyn, Graham and Nash
(left to right) Acyn, Graham and Nash
Julia Dennis and her dog, Lizzy
Julia Dennis and her dog, Lizzy
(left to right) Stephen, Lilly, Patrice and Sophia Williams were excited for the annual parade as they waited on the Courthouse lawn.
(left to right) Stephen, Lilly, Patrice and Sophia Williams were excited for the annual parade as they waited on the Courthouse lawn.
Crowds gathered on the Courthouse lawn to watch the annual parade.
Crowds gathered on the Courthouse lawn to watch the annual parade.
Several children followed the Oxford Firemen at the start of the parade as they went down South Lamar Boulevard.
Several children followed the Oxford Firemen at the start of the parade as they went down South Lamar Boulevard.

Who says that staying safe has to be boring? Pom-pom helmets are super cute!
Who says that staying safe has to be boring? Pom-pom helmets are super cute!
This boy flew the American and Mississippi flags in the parade.
This boy flew the American and Mississippi flags in the parade.
What's a celebration without a little power nap?
What’s a celebration without a little power nap?

Members of Oxford First walked in the parade.
Members of Oxford First walked in the parade.
Hello there, clown!
Hello there, clown!

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This procession was named "Flags of the American Revolution - An Historical and Patriotic Presentation."
This procession was named “Flags of the American Revolution – An Historical and Patriotic Presentation.”

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The "Flying Tuk" made an appearance too!
The “Flying Tuk” made an appearance too!
Ken and Lendy Edwards with baby George Hampton Edwards.
Ken and Lendy Edwards with baby George Hampton Edwards.

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