Bessemer celebrates Fourth with a bang
July 6, 2021
By CHARITY SMITH
BESSEMER - Bessemer marked the Fourth of July with a slew of activities over the past week, including a big weekend of events, ending with its traditional Thunder of the Mountain fireworks display over Massie Field.
The celebrations began with the traditional Poncho's salute at 6 a.m. The salute was followed by a Sunday worship service in Bluff Valley Park at 9 a.m.
Families gathered later in Massie Field for games, which included sack races and a ladies slipper toss. Ladies age 17 and up lined up and one by one kicked off their shoes to see who...