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World War II Vet, 99, Will Be Corinth Christmas Parade’s Grand Marshal

Leroy Worsham, who will be the grand marshal of this year’s Corinth Christmas parade, looks at the Purple Heart monument downtown in this photo from 2016. (Photo by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today)

Staff reports

A 99-year-old World War II veteran and Corinth native will be the grand marshal of the Corinth Christmas parade on Saturday at 5 p.m. downtown.

Worsham

Leroy Worsham, who operated Worsham Brothers Construction with his two brothers, will be the grand marshal.

The parade theme is Fairytale Christmas, and the event will feature about 75 floats, walkers cars, elected officials and service vehicles.

Magnolia Regional Health Center is the premiere sponsor, and its float will have a “Snoopy” theme.

Main Street Corinth is hosting the parade.

The parade route will go down Fillmore Street, take a left onto Cruise Street, a left on Taylor Street and end at courthouse square behind Regions Bank.

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