(Tim Jaynes, Staff)
Above:?Gerald Howard decorates the front of his Edmondson Street home. The veteran placed dozens of American Flags in his yard to celebrate the Fourth of July. Right:?The Sikeston Elks Lodge held the annual July 4th fishing derby Wednesday morning at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Over 200 children and parents participated in the event. Casting out a line is 5 year-old Jacob Lovel.