All participants in this Saturday's annual Independence Day parade should begin to line up at the gin lot directly in front of the Enloe Community Center parking lot at 4:30 p.m.
There is no need to register for the parade, which starts at 5 p.m.
Riding in this year’s parade will be Air Force Reservist Tim Brown, who has recently returned from a tour in Afghanistan. He is the son of Cheryl Young Sandbach of Royse City and Jimmy Brown of Kilgore, and the grandson of the late Lane and Thelma Young of Enloe and Elmo and the late Gladys Brown of Cooper. Brown is a graduate of Cooper High School and is married to the former Amber Brooks of Cooper. They are the parents of one child, Lacy Brown. Lacy will also be riding in the parade in her racing dragster.
The parade will be followed by a cookout at the Community Center.
Independence Day festivities continue the following weekend with the Klondike Volunteer Fire Department's 11th Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks. It starts at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 7. Hamburger plates cost $5 and hotdog plates are sold for $3 at the Klondike Church grounds.
Special guests will be Wind Dancer Ranch with Friesian mares Betsy T. & Blomke in all American colors. They will also have a medical helicopter on seen for a “show and tell” presentation at approximately 4 p.m. There will also be carnival games for children, horseshoes and volleyball for adults. The public is invited to join the fun. Free fireworks will begin at dark and be accompanied by music.