Middletown announces Grand Marshals for 4th of July parade

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Middletown announced their Grand Marshals for the July 4th Celebration Parade and 225th anniversary.

The group features former Washington football players Brian Mitchell and Ken Harvey as well as Miss Virginia, Tatum Sheppard.

Mitchell ranks 2nd all time in NFL history in all purpose yards behind Jerry Rice and 3rd all time in punt return touchdowns.

Harvey is a 4 time Pro Bowler and one of the 70 greatest players in team history.

Miss Virginia is the daughter of former Miss America, Kellye Cash and Great Niece of Johnny Cash.

The parade will make its way down Main Street starting at 5 pm on the 4th.

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Middletown names Honorary Grand Marshals

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Beloved and respected Middletown community member Jason Dorrance passed away earlier in the year.

Jason is survived by his wife Eleese and 3 boys.

Eleese and the boys have been named Honorary Grand Marshals of the annual 4 of July parade in Middletown to honor Jason and support his family.

The parade steps off at 5 but festivities are all day starting 8 a.m. in Middletown July 4.

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