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Fireworks show set for July in Decatur - Berne Tri-Weekly News

Fireworks show set for July in Decatur

Plans were finalized at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Decatur City Council for the 24th Annual Fourth of July fireworks show. The event will honor all vets in the military, both past and present. Adam Eguia, the event organizer for the past 24 years said that the event would start at 6 p.m. with music provided by Innovative Audio of Delphos, Ohio. At 8:15, Jan Smith of American Legion Post 43 will call the Color Guard. Bridget Fravel will sing the National Anthem. Former Decatur Police Chief Ken Ketzler will offer a prayer, followed by the Post Everlasting by Jan Smith. After a 21-gun volley and taps, Kayleen Reusser will be the main speaker. Music will continue until dark, when the fireworks show will start. American Legion Post 43 Color Guard, Geneva VFW Post 6741, Decatur Post 6236, and the Berne American Legion Post 468 will all take part in the show. No bikes, dogs or personal fireworks will be allowed at the show. A hot dog stand to raise funds f... Read More >