Line-up released for annual Christmas parade
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The 2013 Cleveland Christmas Parade, presented by the Gamma Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International, will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The theme of this year’s parade is “Home for the Holidays.”

The parade will start at the corner of Fayette Davis Avenue and Merritt Drive, turn left onto Fayette Davis Avenue and cross over the highway to First Avenue, taking a left at Court Street, marching down Court Street to Sharpe Avenue, and finishing at the parking lot of Cleveland High School.

Parade spectators and residents are asked NOT to park on First Avenue during the parade to allow room for the floats and bands.

Floats that will be entered in the Best Float Contest need to begin going to their line-up position at 4 p.m. All other participants should arrive beginning at 4:30 p.m.

All participants not in the line-up and in their designated location by 5:15 p.m. will not be allowed to participate in the parade.

Participants may not distribute candy, favors, or any advertising items during the parade.

Adult supervision is required for participants with children involved.

The parade line-up is as follows:

City of Cleveland Police Department

Delta State University Police Department

Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department

4. Color Guard - Boy Scout Troop 23

5. GRAND MARSHALLS – Bill & Nancy LaForge

6. Delta State University Cheerleaders & Mascot

7. Delta State University Band

8. Miss Delta State University 2013 – Briana Sturgis

9. DSU Phi Mu

10. DSU Homecoming Queen 2013 – Tori Jenkins

11. DSU Athletic Department

12. DSU Most Beautiful 2013 – Kara Tally

13. DSU Greeks - Kappa Delta, Delta Delta Delta, AKA, Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Phi Beta, Kappa Alpha Order, Kappa Sigma, Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma

14. DSU Delta All stars

15. BSA Troop 23 (Candy Davis)

16. BSA Pack 23 & Pack 5 (Candy Davis)

17. Church of God of Prophecy

18. CHS Drama Club

19. Kossman’s Inc. - 1910 Antique Buick Car

20. Carla Parker School of Dance

21. Delta Classic Auto Club

22. Momma Dena’s Daycare

23. CHS & MGJH Dance Teams

24. CHS Band

25. CL-3 Head Start

26. American Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary Unit #165 – Little Miss Poppy

27. American Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary Unit #165

28. WABG/WXVT TV presents “Dancing With the Stars”

29. North Sunflower Discount Pharmacy

30. Cleveland Center #2

31. Mrs. Mississippi International 2014 – Angie Russell Irvin

32. Delta Arts Alliance

33. Cleveland Nursing and Rehab LLC

34. Partnership Properties

35. Mississippi Delta Community College Band

36. Boy Scout Troop 4442 (Bubba Cummins)

37. Cub Scout Pack 42 (LeAnn Cummins)

38. Cleveland Head Start Center #1

39. Victory Heights Baptist Church

40. CE All Stars Squad

41. Health Now! Nutrition and Wellness Service

42. Delta Diamonette Dynasty Dancers

43. Cleveland Rent-All

44. Kids Town

45. Bolivar County EMA

46. Bolivar County Volunteer Fire Department – BCVFD Explorer

47. Bolivar County Fire Department – Ladder 1

48. ESHS Cheerleaders

49. ESHS Golden Dolls Dance Team

50. ESHS Band

51. Beamon Farms

52. Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department – FD 30 Ladder Truck

53. Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department – Antique Fire Parade Truck