Celebrating Juneteenth

  • Celebrating Juneteenth
    Celebrating Juneteenth
  • Celebrating Juneteenth
    Celebrating Juneteenth
A sign declaring “Juneteenth - June 19, 1965 - Freedom!” (above) adorns one of the floats in last Friday’s Juneteenth Parade down North Main Street. Starting at 1 p.m., it was led by Police Chief Troy Brenek (at right), who was accompanied by Mayor Elaine Kocian. Festivities continued at Wolters Park and Wright’s Park, celebrating the day slaves were declared free in Texas under President…

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