Remembering Independence Day Celebrations In Rogers

Posted: July 3, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Courtesy Photo Lavonne Clark The winner of the 1949 Independence Day Beauty Pageant was Venita Jo Woodruff. Pictured L-R: Mayor Bob Vogt, Woodruff, Anita Jones, winner of the 1950 pageant, Sandra McWhorter, Mary Perry, winner of the 1948 pageant, Patsy Locke, and Cedric Watson.

Independence Day commemorates the July 4, 1776, adoption of the Declaration of Independence from the kingdom of Britain.

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