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Slater celebrates Fourth of July

Staff Writer
Tri-County Times
Tri-County Times

Community members came together in Story County to celebrate the July 4 holiday, with events including firework displays in several local cities — including the show which lit up the sky in Slater on Saturday night. Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune.

Kalynn Pitcher gives candy to children during Slater’s drive-thru candy grab on Saturday in front of the Slater Fire Department on Main Street. Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune

Slater first-responder distributes candy to children during the town’s drive-thru candy grab as part of Slater’s Fourth of July celebration. Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune

Residents of Slater drive a decorated cart around the Slater area during the town’s Fourth of July celebration. Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune

Slater firefighter and their family members distribute candy to children during the town’s drive-thru candy grab. Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune

Anthony Horness and Zachary Horness, members of Boy Scout Tropp 163, march the American Flag during a color guard in the Fourth of July virtual opening ceremony at Grimm Park in Slater. Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune

Anthony Horness and Zachary Horness, members of Boy Scout Troop 163, set the American Flag, as troop leader Doug Horness, left, salutes during a color guard in the Fourth of July virtual opening ceremony at Grimm Park in Slater. Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune

Community members came together in Story County to celebrate the July 4 holiday, with events including firework displays in several local cities — including the show which lit up the sky in Slater on Saturday night. Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune.