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Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth, a holiday recognized in 39 states was celebrated at Spudder Park on Saturday.  Juneteenth honors the passing of the Emancipation Proclamation that made it illegal to own any slaves.  This years festival included a car and motorcycle show, local artists and a variety of music.
Friday night a jamboree carnival took place at Washington Jackson Elementary.
   

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