Large crowds lined Main Street for Memorial Day Parade
Last updated 6/7/2019 at Noon
Proposals by city staff to create a city-wide Mill Creek Days celebration during the month of May could have been partially responsible for the turnout for what Mayor Pam Pruitt warned could be the last city-sponsored Memorial Day parade.
The mayor’s bleak prediction was not a reflection of her own viewpoint or any action taken by the City Council. But, in her own words, a response to proposals discussed by the City Council in January.
The controversy stems from a line the mayor added to her monthly column in The Beacon that encouraged residents to attend the procession on May 27 becaus...