West Jefferson July Fourth Celebration

Getting musical

Darwin Conley and Mike Mountz entertain the crowd at the West Jefferson July Fourth Streetfest on July 3 on the main stage.

Taking aim

Joey Boyer of West Jefferson takes aim at the dunk

tank during the West Jefferson July Fourth Streetfest.

Boyer hit the target two out of three times. The International Pentecostal Church of Christ youth group from Springfield hosted the tank. They were earning money to pay for a field

trip to the Creation Museum in Cincinnati. A portion of their proceeds will also be donated to missions.

VFW marches in parade

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7005 leads the West Jefferson July Fourth Streetfest parade. Despite the rain, a nice crowd gathered for the event.

West Jeff High School keeps in step

The West Jefferson High School band, under the leadership of Principal Dave Metz, march in the Streetfest parade.

Birthday celebration

West Jefferson resident Alysa Jacobs, aboard her scooter, celebrated two birthdays over Independence Day weekend—her

own and America’s.

Collecting candy

A member of the Ohio Army National Guard hands

out candy to children along the West Jefferson

Streetfest parade route. Many children went home

with a bag full of candy.

Undercover

The London Strawberry Festival queen, Emilee Edwards, and her court do their best to keep dry under umbrellas aboard their West Jefferson July Fourth Streetfest parade float.

Ox Roast royalty

The West Jefferson Ox Roast queen and her court ride in the July Fourth Streetfest parade.

Old-style transportation

Mike Maggard and Dr. Richard Hurt of Ric Shar Farm Shires were among the many participants in the West Jefferson July Fourth Streetfest parade.

Opening ceremonies

Bob Harper, president of the July Fourth Streetfest committee, welcomes visitors to West Jefferson during opening ceremonies on July 4.

21-gun salute

Members of American Legion Post 201 fire their guns in a 21-gun salute during opening ceremonies at the West Jefferson July Fourth Streetfest.

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