Vernon Parish embodied the parade theme on Saturday – Celebrate the Sounds of Christmas – in the parade through Leesville.
The Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce announced first place float winners in the following categories:
Civic Clubs/Non-Profits - The Meat Shack
Churches - Oak Forest Baptist Church
Commercial/Government - Pollard Construction Co.
Marching Bands/Drill Teams - Leesville Jr./Sr. High School Marching Band
School Clubs - Hicks High School Choir
The overall Best of Parade award went to Oak Forest Baptist Church.