Grand Marshals Selected For Fourth Of July Veterans Parade

June 27, 2017

On Thursday, June 22 the City of Centralia, Village of Wamac and Centralia Veterans Affairs Committee came together to choose a Grand Marshall and Co-Grand Marshall for the annual Fourth of July parade and celebration.

Pictured above: (L to R) are Wayne Sensel, Earl White and Bill Murray. Sensel and Murray are your 2017 Grand Marshals.

Pictured below (L to R) are some members involved in nominations: Butch Mathis, Bill Smith, Kala Lambert, Wayne Sensel, Earl White, Bill Murray, Howard Jones and Mike Stachowski.

The parade starts at 10 a.m. on West Broadway from Chestnut Street to Fairview Park in Centralia Illinois. For more information or an entry form please visit