Hardtner's 4th of July theme centers on JFK's famous quote
• Parade starts at 1 p.m., NOT 10 a.m.
June 28, 2017
“Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” That famous quote from JFK is the theme of the Fourth of July celebration in Hardtner, Kansas, this year. This is the 59th consecutive annual Fourth of July celebration in Hardtner.
The Sterling family has been a part of Hardtner's patriotic celebration since the beginning. Syd Sterling, who owns Yur Place in Hardtner, works on all the Fourth of July details with Hardtner's Chamber of Commerce.
When asked about the JFK quote as this year's theme, Sterling's voice welled with emotion as she said, “I am...