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Date, theme announced for Christmas parade

FPS staff report

“Small Town Christmas” is the theme of Carrollton’s 2012 annual Christmas parade set for Saturday, Nov. 24.

Sponsored by the Carrollton Rotary Club, the lineup will begin at noon on 3rd St. NE (school street), according to Jeff Yeager, parade coordinator.

The parade will step off at 1 p.m., traveling south on N. Lisbon St., around the Square (clockwise), west on Main St. and north on High St. to disbandment.

Recognition will be given to the winners in seven judging categories. They include:

Best walking group – Best business float -  Best non-profit float – Best antique tractor – Best fire truck – Best antique vehicle – and Judges’ Choice.

The parade will end with the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus who will be available for visits with the children at the gazebo in Public Square Park following the parade, Yeager said.


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