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Wee Care kids celebrate America’s birthday with downtown parade

DAILY LEADER / JULIA V. PENDLEY / CELEBRATING AMERICA - First Baptist Church Wee Care students participate in an Independence Day parade around downtown Wednesday. The Fourth of July parade went from the church east to State Bank and around the block. Among those participating are (front) Maddie Mayes; (back, from left) Camryn Poole and Kadyn Bowman.

DAILY LEADER / JULIA V. PENDLEY / CELEBRATING AMERICA – First Baptist Church Wee Care students participate in an Independence Day parade around downtown Wednesday. The Fourth of July parade went from the church east to State Bank and around the block. Among those participating are (front) Maddie Mayes; (back, from left) Camryn Poole and Kadyn Bowman.

Participating in the parade are (front, from left) Hayden Caples, Gracie Fitzsimmons and (back) Cohen Leggett.

Participating in the parade are (front, from left) Hayden Caples, Gracie Fitzsimmons and (back) Cohen Leggett.

Wearing matching outfits (center, from left) Emma King and Emma Barrett share a flag during FBC's Independence Day parade. Also pictured are (front) Kaylee Thornton; (looking backwards) Gracie Fitzsimmons; (far back) Brooke Williams and Cohen Leggett.

Wearing matching outfits (center, from left) Emma King and Emma Barrett share a flag during FBC’s Independence Day parade. Also pictured are (front) Kaylee Thornton; (looking backwards) Gracie Fitzsimmons; (far back) Brooke Williams and Cohen Leggett.