HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church of Hattiesburg announced the Grand Marshall, King, and Colleen of this year's Irish-Italian Festival Wednesday.
District attorney Patricia Burchell was selected as Grand Marshall. USM president Dr. Rodney Bennett was selected as King and Caroline Petro as Colleen.
The parade will run down 4th Street on Saturday morning. The festival will be held that evening at the church.