Paraders line the street at Lions Park in Sumrall

SUMRALL, MS (WDAM) - SUMRALL, MS (WDAM) - The Fourth of July party in Sumrall kicked off at 10 a.m. at Lions Park. Vendors lined the park with game booths, carnival rides and face painting.

The party started off with games and rides.

When the parade route ended, folks gathered under the park gazebo for a live auction. The event presents a great opportunity to lend a hand, according to Hugh Broome.

"The auction benefits The Lions Club of Sumrall, plus hearing and sight foundations," Hugh Broome of The Sumrall Lions Club said.

There were plenty of cold drinks for kids and adults to keep hydrated while participating in parade festivities.

Candidates such as the Lamar County Superintendent and Circuit Court Judge joined the fun by handing out campaign literature at the Independence Day celebration.

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