If you miss the times when summer days were slow, children slurped snow cones to keep cool and folks celebrated America with a parade past the high school, you are in luck. Exchange Club of Lake Highlands volunteers have just such a day planned for July 4.
As the parade inches along Church Road toward the recreation center, State Rep. John Turner will lead the way as grand marshal. Fire trucks, Military Moms and Boy Scouts will be there, as will Lake Highlands High’s Wranglers, cheerleaders, drum majors, Bell Boys and Highlandettes. Children, including little-bitties, will ride along in decorated bikes, trikes and wagons, and even some pets will march in line.
The parade steps off at 9 a.m. at North Highlands Bible Church, but judging of entries begins there at 8:30.