Hometown Heroes Preview Party set May 19 at the park

America’s Sweethearts will be the featured entertainment.

KILMARNOCK—The veteran banners that line Main Street in Kilmarnock are returning soon and the public is invited to help launch the annual tribute.

A Hometown Heroes Preview Party will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. May 19 at Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock.

“This program gets bigger every year so we have moved it to the park and now we can accommodate both our veterans’ families and the public,” said Mayor Mae Umphlett. “We have 39 new heroes this year, bringing the total to 171…