Amy Stanley, Leigh Hand, Carissa Williams and Marcy Lee smile on the Melrose Patriots parade float Saturday at Bonnie Melrose Christmas Parade of Lights. The unofficial Melrose mayor, Cornelius Clayton, smiles at the Bonnie Melrose Christmas Parade of Lights on Saturday. Keystone Heights High School marching band members play Saturday during the Bonnie Melrose Christmas of Parade of Lights. MELROSE – Christmas came a little early for residents in West Putnam County on Saturday with Santa Claus, reindeer and festive floats to celebrate the holiday season. Melrose Patriots members… Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.