LaBarge hosts Independence Day celebrations


A LaBarge youngster competes in the mutton bustin’ event at the Youth Rodeo on Saturday, June 30, in LaBarge. The town hosted a free breakfast, 5K race, kids’ activities, rodeo, parade and a fireworks show for Independence Day. (COURTESY PHOTO / Sasa Starkjohann)

(COURTESY PHOTO / Sasa Starkjohann)

(COURTESY PHOTO / Sasa Starkjohann)

A young LaBarge cowgirl enjoys the Youth Rodeo on Saturday, June 30, at the rodeo arena in LaBarge. (COURTESY PHOTO / Sasa Starkjohann)

(COURTESY PHOTO / Sasa Starkjohann)

(COURTESY PHOTO / Sasa Starkjohann)

(COURTESY PHOTO / Sasa Starkjohann)

The LaBarge Independence Day Parade was held on Saturday, June 30. The theme was “Faces of Freedom.” (COURTESY PHOTO / Sasa Starkjohann)