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Fort Scott reopens Ellis Park to celebrate the 4th

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  In Fort Scott, Kansas, the city officially opened the newly revitalized  Ellis park tonight with its "Independence Day" celebration.

     Everything from a five-k run this morning to inflatables for the kids.

     There also was  live music all day Friday, not to mention a softball tournament, sand volleyball tournament,  and a watermelon feed.

     City officials say the independence day  event was a great way to welcome ellis park back into the community.  

  Funds raised during the  event will go towards creating a "kids play safe zone" in the park.  




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