Plans have been finalized for Decatur’s 22nd annual Fourth of July fireworks party, chief organizer Adam Eguia told city council on Tuesday night. The Fourth falls on a Friday this year.
The honored guest will be former mayor Fred Isch, along with military veterans, and the main speaker will be retiring Police Chief Ken Ketzler.
Starting at 6 p.m., Eguia said, Rick Teboe will provide music. At 8:15, local Legion Commander Jan Smith will call in the color guard. Mayor John Schultz will welcome the crowd and Bridget Fravel will sing the National Anthem, followed by a prayer given by Legion Chaplain Carl Thieme.
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