The Town of Marengo will have a fireworks display tomorrow (Thursday) in honor of Independence Day.
Fireworks, paid for through donations, will be shot off from on top of the Marengo Warehouse and Distribution Center at dark. A Marengo official said the town hopes to have a larger Fourth of July event in 2020.
Then, on Friday, the Alton community fireworks will be presented at dark.
In addition, American Legion Post 133 at Alton will be selling half-chicken dinners beginning at noon. Post 133 also will host a flag disposal ceremony at 7 p.m., and a parade will be at 8:30 (lineup at 8).