Knox County American Veterans will be hosting a variety of events to honor local veterans and to celebrate Veterans Day from November 9 through November 11.

“We would like all that can to come join us on Veterans Day for the parade,” said C.J. Trent, co-founder of the Knox County American Veterans group. “Let’s show our full support for the Veterans of Knox County!” 

The Veteran 5K Run will be held on the Court Square in downtown Barbourville on Saturday, November 9 starting at noon. The registration fee for the 5K is $35 and you may register at the race. All registered runners will receive a medallion just for participating.  First, Second, and Third place will be awarded medals at the finish line. 

The Veteran “Cruise In” car show will be on Saturday, November 9 starting at 3 p.m. Muscle cars, sports cars, motorcycles, and trucks will be on display.

The Veterans Day Parade will be on Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m. All Knox County Veterans will be recognized.

If you would like to volunteer or have any additional questions, you may contact John Goley or C.J. Trent on Facebook. 



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