Fifth District Magistrate Wayne Fleming will be the grand marshal of the Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival Parade, which will take place August 29 in Jenkins.
Fleming, 63, has made Jenkins his home since he was nine years old. He has served on the Jenkins City Council several times, and for three terms as Magistrate of District 5. He is a disabled Vietnam veteran, and is a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Shriners, the American Legion, the Disabled Veterans of America, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Fleming is a board member of the Letcher County Health Department, and is a past board member of LKLP.
He is married to Brenda Maggard Fleming. The couple have five children, 11 grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.
He has always believed in God, his country, and his family, he says, and he loves and is proud to be a citizen of Jenkins and Letcher County.