The Otwell Ruritan Club’s annual July 4th celebration kicked off yesterday afternoon (Sunday) with the little Miss Firecracker contest at the Otwell Community Center.

Queens of the 4thMaggie Sue Masters, the daughter of Shawn and Samantha Masters was named Little Miss Firecracker for 2013. Maggie Sue was sponsored by 101 Country WBDC.

First runner-up was Mya Elaine Hudson while Emma Leann Hunt was 2nd runner-up.

Winners CourtThe Otwell Ruritan Club’s annual July 4th celebration get’s into full swing on Thursday July the fourth with a parade thats set to begin at 10 am followed by three days full of events.

Featured events for the three day long celebration include a revamped Demolition Derby along with first-time events such as local tractor pulls, go-kart racing, and a cornhole tournament.

You can check out their blog at otwelljuly42013.wordpress.com