The Mound City Rural Firemen’s Kids’ Pedal Pull on Friday, July 4, drew 56 strong contestants. With tractors and sleds from Pedal Stompers, owned by the Duane and Betty Dudley family of Platte City, Mo., pullers pedaled into the following places:
The nine contestants of the 2014 Miss Fourth of July Queen competition sat in a booth during tea at the White Rose Restaurant in Mound City, Mo., on Thursday, July 3. One by one, each girl passed through the restaurant to meet one-on-one with three anonymous judges.
Tori Peters, left, and Shailea Panning, right, both of Mound City, take a breath after swimming underwater during the first day of swimming lessons with the American Red Cross on Monday morning, June 23.
Emmie Akers paddles with a beach ball on Sunday, June 15, at the Big Lake State Park swimming pool. The pool opened the week of June 9; Monday through Wednesday, pool hours are 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursday through Sunday, hours are extended to 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.