Many towns all across central Illinois celebrated the Fourth of July holiday with parades, fireworks displays, and other holiday festivities. One of the towns that had holiday activities lined up was Herrick. Miller Media Group’s Michael Pickett was on location broadcasting from the Herrick Fourth of July festival, and spoke with many different people associated with the festival. One of whom was Yvonne Mathias with the Fourth of July Committee for the town of Herrick, who gave some insight into how the community came together to help put on the event.
Mathias said how she was proud of her town to be able to put on a festival like the one Herrick puts on.
The 4th of July Festivities in Herrick wrapped up with a fireworks show at Dusk.