Otwell Fourth of July Celebration Weekend

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    From left, Sofia Chavez of Huntingburg, 4, her sister Jasmine, 8, and their cousin Abigale Brown of Tell City, 8, reacted to exhaust fumes lingering in the air from a diesel truck during the Firecracker Truck and Tractor Pull of the Otwell Fourth of July celebration at the Otwell Community Center on Saturday. "That smells good," Jasmine said as the exhaust passed by them. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Jake Powell of Ireland leaned in for a kiss intended for his son, Karter, 1, during a break while he was working the Firecracker Truck and Tractor Pull of the Otwell Fourth of July celebration at the Otwell Community Center on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Ben Fort, 8, and Kyleigh Earls, 11, both of Otwell, spun around on the Tempest ride during the Otwell Fourth of July celebration at the Otwell Community Center on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Evelyn Campbell of Jasper, 6, laughed as she spun around on the Tempest ride with her grandmother, Rita Arnold, of Washington during the Otwell Fourth of July celebration at the Otwell Community Center on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Brantley Craig of Petersburg, 3, rubbed his eyes due to the bright sun after his brother, Travis, 2, wandered off during a portrait session during the Otwell Fourth of July celebration at the Otwell Community Center on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    2018 Little Miss Firecracker Abbi Knepp of Washington, 7, petted a rabbit during the Otwell Fourth of July celebration at the Otwell Community Center on Saturday. "I want a rabbit!" Knepp exclaimed. She went on to play a game to try to win one of the grey rabbits, however, she did not win. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Kellcyn Riker of Petersburg, 6, left, swung on a ride with her cousin, Gwen Riker of Plainville, 6, right, during the Otwell Fourth of July celebration at the Otwell Community Center on Saturday. The cousins came with their mothers, Star Riker and Alisha Riker, whose husbands are twins. "They don't have much of a choice but they like each other anyway," Star Riker said. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Ivy Mattingly of Washington, 1, looked through a fence at pigs during the Otwell Fourth of July celebration at the Otwell Community Center on Saturday. "She loves animals," Ivy's mother, Jenny Mines, said. The family has a dog and cat at home. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    A diesel truck pulled weight during the Firecracker Truck and Tractor Pull of the Otwell Fourth of July celebration at the Otwell Community Center on Saturday. Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Alex Deffendoll of Petersburg took off his son, Jack's, earmuffs, while watching the Firecracker Truck and Tractor Pull with his wife, Dana, during the Otwell Fourth of July celebration at the Otwell Community Center on Saturday. "It's Jack's first pull so he is into it," Dana said. "The red ones always win according to him." Nic Antaya/The Herald

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    Sarah Braunecker of Stendal looked at her son, Beau, 1, while a tractor pulled weight during the Firecracker Truck and Tractor Pull of the Otwell Fourth of July celebration at the Otwell Community Center on Saturday. "He's already addicted," Sarah said about Beau. Sarah's husband and Beau's father, Ben, 28, said he has pulled trucks since was 17. Ben had intended to pull again Saturday but when he pulled on Wednesday his truck broke down. Nic Antaya/The Herald