Veterans Day Ceremonies Set Today in Downtown Jonesboro

NOVEMBER 11, 2004 - Posted at 7:46 a.m. CST

JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro Mayor Hubert Brodell, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War, will serve as the co-grand marshall for this morning's Veterans Day parade in downtown Jonesboro.

Brodell will be joined in leading the parade by K8 News Anchor Diana Davis.  K8 News Team members Chris Castleman, Andrea Morrow and Lauren Payne will also participate in the parade.

This morning's 10 a.m. parade will mark the end of a 24-hour vigil by local veterans on the lawn of the Craighead County Courthouse that began Wednesday morning.   A ceremony featuring U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Arkansas) at the Craighead County Veterans Monument will follow the parade.