Veterans Day

FFA members Kelsey McCrite, Rileigh Petermichel and David Mitchell, retired the colors.
Egyptian School in Tamms hosted its annual Veterans Day program on Thursday, Nov. 10. The program was held in the high school gym. This year’s program, “Honoring All Who Served,” featured student tributes, musical performances and recognition of the veterans who attended the program. Photos by...
A Veterans Day parade was held Friday afternoon, Nov. 11, in Anna. The parade again was sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna. The main part of the parade route was through the downtown Anna area. Hundreds of people were on hand to watch the parade, which...
Parade, wreath-laying ceremony, program at Anna school among local events held to honor those who have served.
A large crowd was in attendance Saturday morning, Nov. 5, for a veterans ceremony which was held in downtown Alto Pass.
A large crowd was in attendance Saturday morning, Nov. 5, for a veterans ceremony which was held in downtown Alto Pass.  The service was conducted by the Alto Pass Area Veterans to honor military veterans.  The service was held at a veterans memorial in Alto Pass. Several improvements have been...
Photo by Amber Skelton.
A parade was held in Anna on Friday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day. Many floats carried or memorialized men and women who have served the U.S. in times of war and peace.
Special events are planned in the area in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11. Lincoln School, Anna Lincoln Elementary School in Anna is planning to have an assembly to honor local veterans. The assembly is set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, today, at the school....
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and facilities will be closed Friday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans’ Day.  Facilities open Tuesday to Saturday will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 12. Offices and facilities open Monday to Friday will reopen on Monday, Nov. 14....
Members of an area ritual team are asking those who have served in the armed forces, auxiliary members and veteran’s service organization members to become part of the team and to volunteer for burial honors. The area ritual team is made up of members from Anna VFW Post 3455, Cairo VFW Post 2649,...
Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, IDVA, director Erica Jeffries has announced a new statewide program to thank the service men and women, veterans and their families. On Friday, Nov. 11, people throughout Illinois will be able to spend part of their day engaged in volunteer service projects...

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