The Crazy Rob’s Fireworks tent off Highway 30 sparked the interest of Layla Pegues, 7, who walked around the tables with her uncle this week looking at the selection of small sparklers and firecrackers, but her brown eyes ignited when she spotted the biggest packages of explosives. (December 31, 2014)
Locals, visitors enjoy parade, concert and fireworks during the LOU Fourth of July Celebration Friday. (July 7, 2014, Page 1, 3)
A variety of events are planned for the holiday weekend including Leap Frog’s Firecracker Bash, a 5K run, the children’s parade and of course, fireworks. For a complete listing of activities, see today’s EAGLE. (July 1, 2014, Page 1, 11)
The Fourth of July is a time for family gatherings, fireworks and barbecues. To keep the holiday a pleasant day for Oxonians, fire officials are asking everyone to take a few extra steps to ensure everyone’s celebration remains a good one. (July 2, 2013, Page 3)
There is no shortage in Fourth of July events in Oxford this year with new and old favorites beginning on Wednesday that will honor veterans, raise money for area organizations and speak to the spirit.
From a street dance on the 3rd to the morning run and parade and Wednesday night’s fireworks, Fourth of July celebrations in Oxford were plentiful. (July 5, 2012, Page 1, 5)
This year’s Fourth of July festivities have been made bigger and better to help Oxford celebrate its 175th birthday along with Independence Day. (July 3, 2012, Page 1, 3)
Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved a burn ban until July 18 but did not ban fireworks. (July 3, 2012, Page 1, 3)
Fun. Food. Fireworks.
The Fourth of July should be about all these things, but every year children and teens end up injured from the misuse of the latter – holiday fireworks. (July 1, 2010, Page 1A)