Grand Marshals selected

MANSFIELD – Mansfield University President Fran Hendricks and his wife Connie have been named Grand Marshals of the Fabulous 1890s parade.

Hendricks, who assumed the presidency on May 28 of this year, is a 1979 Mansfield graduate who returned to his alma mater after a highly decorated career in the U.S. Air Force, retiring after more than 33 years at the rank of brigadier general.

Immediately after the parade, Mayor Tom Wierbowski will host a reception for the Hendricks’ in the 1890s Museum Tent on the Smythe Park grounds, open to the public.