christmas parade2 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/3/13) – Each year the Owensboro-Daviess County Parade Association, Inc. committee spends countless hours sifting through nominations and suggestions for its Grand Marshal, looking for someone who has “put Owensboro on the map” in a positive way, or someone who has made a contribution to our great community.
 
This year the parade committee chose Jenny Beth Willis for that honor, the association announced today. At just 18 years old, Jenny Beth recently made it to the Top 40 finalists for the 2013 season of the hit TV show American Idol out of the tens of thousands that auditioned. Jenny Beth tried out for the show over a period of four months, which included auditions in both Hollywood and Las Vegas.
 
The Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade Association, Inc. will present the 77th Annual Christmas parade themed “It’s All About The Child” Saturday afternoon, Nov. 23.
 
The public is invited to attend the Saturday before Thanksgiving in Downtown Owensboro, “where Kentucky starts Christmas,” in congratulating Jenny Beth and wish her the best in the years to come.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Adam Johnston

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,976.31
+263.65 (1.49%)    
2 S&P 2,086.24
+25.22 (1.22%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,947.44
+56.22 (1.15%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5883

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5419

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5178

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5109

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4279

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4114

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13800

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11623

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 30, 2015 2656

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 2002

Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 30, 2015 1626

Two Charged in Bremen Meth Bust

by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
March 29, 2015 1173

Huge Turnout Joins to Support Shanice Bean Family

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 1162

Man Charged for Selling Drugs from Red Cardinal…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 1109

Report of Suspicious Man Ends with PI, Meth…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 29, 2015 999

Should Inactivity be Classified as a Disease?

by Mallory Powell
March 29, 2015 870

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 767

North American Stainless to Make $150 Million…

by Office of the Governor
March 29, 2015 697

Market Commentary - March 29, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin