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.