Though the Battle of Boonville ended in the afternoon and spectators left in the early evening, the re-enactors' day was not over yet.
Automobiles weren't the only vehicles driving down Broadway and Seventh streets on Sunday.
Just one year after winning the Super Stock Division in the 2010 Mid-Missouri Soap Box Derby, Jordan Weltha won the Stock Division to earn a trip to the All-American Soap Box Derby next month in Akron, Ohio.
Organizers agreed the night firing of the cannons over the Missouri River was the highlight of the event.
Juneteenth recognizes the abolishment of slavery in the United States. The city's celebration featured music, food and services.
Owners train the animals to handle gun and cannon fire.
Re-enactors relaxed and joked with friends in the evening hours after spectators left the battleground.
Many re-enactors have embraced re-enacting as a lifestyle for the history, fun, camping and camaraderie.
With the recent rain and the release of dams upstream, floodwaters are soaking farmland and homes north of Kansas City.
Gov. Nixon will decide if existing billboards can go digital, be moved instead of torn down during construction and remain subject to restrictions from local governments.
A Sikeston history teacher wants to better explain what happened at the Battle of Fort Pillow in 1864.
Residents fled the small town of Pinhook as floodwaters from the Mississippi River rushed in, and the community isn't likely to rebuild.