The Texarkana Area Veterans Council will be hosting their annual Veterans Day Parade on Saturday November 8.

The parade will be held in Downtown Texarkana starting at 11 a.m. at East Broad and Hazel Streets. The public is invited and encouraged to come downtown to observe the parade. Come wave your American Flag. The theme is "We Remember". Let's honor all of those who have served and those that are still serving. After the parade McDonald's in Texarkana, Atlanta, Ashdown and Leary will provide a free meal to all veterans who sign in.

All area organizations, clubs, schools, churches, and businesses are invited to participate. Those interested can call 870-773-8279 or 870-773-1078 or e-mail to be included in the parade line-up. Line-up begins at 10 a.m.