By Kevin Harvison
Pictured from left, Ryli Bland and Jesper Middenderff in their fireworks stand near the 1500 block of south Main Street. Bland a graduate of McAlester High School, is operating the stand while home visiting for the summer. Bland is trying to make some money to help with the bills as she prepares for the upcoming school year in Sweden. The stand is expected to be open through Friday.