Local youth organizations operating fireworks stands to raise funds
Two fireworks stands in De Soto are now open for business.
Boy Scout Troop #18 is operating Mud Dog Fireworks in the parking lot by Beer Thirty off of Lexington Avenue. Today is their opening day and they will be open until 10 p.m. Hours for the rest of the week will be 9 a.m.-10 p.m., except for the fourth, when they will remain open until midnight.
The De Soto High School athletic teams are operating a stand on the lawn between McDonald's and Gulley's Carpets on Commerce Drive. They also open today and will be open through the fourth. Their hours are 10 a.m.-10 p.m. each day.