U.S. Army veteran Gilbert Fanning says "never forget how we got our freedom." He lead the July 4th Parade Tuesday and said he was honored to have been asked to serve as grand marshall.
"It's a Grand Old Flag" was the theme of the annual parade sponsored by the city of Watseka and the Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce.
Parade Winners >
Best Use of Theme: Watseka First United Methodist Church
Best Commercial Entry: Iroquois County Historical Society & Geneaology
Best Farm Entry: Kailei Harms
Best Children's Entry: First Christian Church
Best Religious Entry: Calvary Lutheran Church & Pre-School
Best Walking Unit: Walver Family
Best Decorated Emergency Unit: Gilman Fire Department