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October 15, 2013

Parade lineup announced

MT. VERNON — The parade lineup for the Fall Fest Parade, Superheroes Get Creative, has been announced.

“It will be a little different this year than in previous years,” said Bonnie Jerdon of Mt. Vernon Festivals, Inc. “We will be using Main and Broadway predominantly for the lineup.”

Each street used for the lineup has been divided into thirds.

Parade lineup begins at noon, with the parade getting underway at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Jerdon said although the lineup has been released, those who have not submitted their entry may still do so.

“We will fit everyone in,” Jerdon said. “We just need those entries as soon as possible.”

More than 110 entries were received by noon on Monday.

Entries lining up is:

On the south side of Main Street between Sixth and Seventh streets:

Mt. Vernon Fall Fest Parade presented by Schmidt Chevrolet

Grand Marshall Maj. Samantha Stanford

Elks Lodge 819 American Flag

Mt. Vernon Police Chief Chris Mendenall

Jefferson County Sheriff Roger Mulch

Mt. Vernon Fire Chief Jim Brown

Jefferson County Fire Protection District

On the south side of Main Street between Sixth Street and the railroad tracks:

Webber Fire Protection District

Litton Ambulance

Ina Police Chief Travis Allen

Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency

Casey Middle School Marching Rams

On the south side of Main Street between the railroad tracks and Fourth Street:

Fall Fest pageant queens

Heartland Young Marines

Jefferson County Hall of Honor and Col. R.D. White Veterans Museum

Central Illinois Honor Flight World War II veterans

U.S. Army

Balloons Over Mt. Vernon & Fiery Gizzard Ballooning

On the north side of Main Street between Sixth and Seventh streets:

Franklin Park Middle School Bobcat Band

Kroger

Community First Bank

Mt. Vernon Business Womens Club

Benton Marching Rangers

On the north side of Main Street between Sixth Street and the railroad tracks:

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