Holiday sees big crowd, few problems

Zane Westcott, 5, runs through a cooling station Monday afternoon on High Street.

Zane Westcott, 5, runs through a cooling station Monday afternoon on High Street. Photo by Kelley McCall.

Organizers for this year’s Salute to America celebration are estimating 50,000 people came downtown Monday night to watch the fireworks show in Jefferson City.

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“It was easily one of the biggest crowds we’ve had,” said Festival Director Jill Snodgrass. “Those of us who have been doing this for 10 years noted that even with that big of a crowd, it was also one of the ....

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