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VFW and American Legion prepare to commemorate Memorial Day

American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars are preparing to commemorate Memorial Day Monday, working with the newly re-established VFW Auxillary.

“We encourage all who are able to join us in this honor,” VFW Post 497 Commander Bill Tucker said.

Leslie Johnson of the American Legion, also is helping organize this year’s ceremony said that Sunday at 9 a.m. the American Legion and VFW, with help from the public, will be placing an American flag at each veteran’s headstone at Highland Cemetery.

“On Monday, May 29, Memorial Day services will begin at 11 a.m. at the Hill Coun...


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