By Scott Harvey
Commerce – July fourth festivities in Commerce take place at Centennial Park and the Eddie Moore Sports Complex.
Activities, to Friday afternoon at five, include several children's events, food, live music and evening fireworks.
The event will also feature the annual Battle of the Bats softball game, featuring the City of Commerce and A&M-Commerce versus the Chamber and Commerce Independent School District.
Participants are asked to provide one can of food for admission, to benefit the local food pantry.
More information on this year's July 4 celebration is available by calling the Chamber Office, at 903-886-3950.