Jax Villarreal, left, and another competitor have fun at the giant foosball game.

Trey Geary measures a shovelful of sand in the giant sandbox right in the middle of the grounds, a new addition this year.

Sean Heermann tosses a bag toward the cornhole board, taking advantage of the days’ intermittent sunshine.

Games prove ‘large’ at Smokin’

Several over-sized games and places for youthful fun drew a lot of activity at Smokin’ on Broadway June 22 in Imperial. It was busy all day, according to Smokin’ committee members.

These four cousins had fun splashing each other and keeping cool in the pool at their grandparents, Tom and Nancy Terryberry, from left, Avila Vlasin, Aidan Vlasin, Juliette O’Neil and Lila O’Neil.

Melanie Cochran and granddaughter Makenzie sought relief in the city pool Sunday.

Fans at the Legion baseball games survived the heat under the tent shades at Campbell Park.

Summer heat means search for relief

Temperatures in the 100s as Imperial suffered through last weekend required a search for water, shade and air conditioning. (Johnson Publications photos)


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