City workers and council members serve ice cream and other treats during the band concert on the Fourth of July at the City Hall Campus. Photo by Marlys Barker


Two longtime Nevada Fire and EMS public servants, Fred Malven and Cassie Harrell, enjoy a moment during the annual pancake breakfast at the fire station. Photo by Marlys Barker


Chad Anderson drives one of Nevada’s newest business trucks, Pint Sized Ice Cream, in the parade. Photo by Marlys Barker


Enjoying pancakes at the firemen’s breakfast are (from back to front) Chaelyn Wilson, 2; Henry Casey, 3; Hope Casey, 7 and Cecelia Wilson, 8. Photo by Marlys Barker


Paul Hartwig, 97, of Nevada, enjoys the community band concert in front of City Hall on the Fourth of July. Photo by Marlys Barker


Rylie Hunter throws candy from the Central Iowa Towing truck during the parade. Photo by Marlys Barker


Tom Wissler watches over children who let butterflies go in the new Kiwanis Butterfly Garden off 11th Street by the trail in Nevada. Kiwanis dedicated the gardens following the Fourth of July parade. Photo Contributed