PHOTO: A Fourth cookout

Gainesville Police Department Investigator Ron Alford helps serve up free barbecue to community members Sunday, July 4, at B.P. Douglas Park for the Gainesville Police Association’s sixth annual July 4th Cookout. Volunteers served about 200 people at the park at 529 North Throckmorton St., according to association President Tom Reynolds. Also pictured is Gainesville Police Chief Kevin Phillips who is the second person from the left.