Gainesville residents participate in festivities to be "most patriotic"

GAINESVILLE, TEXAS -- One Texoma town could have a new claim to fame.

Gainesville is a finalist for the "most patriotic small town in America." The competition is hosted by Rand McNally and USA Today.

Tonight, residents kicked off their "pedaling for the medal" event; riding bikes to let everyone know about the contest. There will also be a parade and a free ice cream social.

City officials encourage you to come out, wear your red white and blue and share what makes Gainesville the "most patriotic small town in America."


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  • by Longhorn on Jul 2, 2012 at 04:39 PM
    To be honest about 1/3 of the city have migrated from the border south of us. But hey maybe that does mean we are especially patriotic, many are willing to risk jail time to live here!
  • by Heather Location: Gainesville on Jul 2, 2012 at 04:00 PM
    Your article doesn't say when the event is taking place or where it is being held!!
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