MEEKER | There will be a meal for veterans hosted by Barone Middle School students at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9 with an assembly to follow. Additionally, the Meeker VFW Auxiliary would like to cordially invite the public to our Flag Retirement Ceremony which will be opened with our traditional Missing Man Table Ceremony at 290 Fourth St. on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. If you have not seen these ceremonies before they are very neat and really give you something to think about on such a special day for all of our veterans. Please come and get your poppy and reflect on what our veterans have sacrificed for us.
A table was set with four place-settings representing the four branches of the military to honor those no longer with us, as part of the V.F.W. Ladies’ Auxiliary POW/MIA ceremony. Many local veterans also attended […]
Meeker High School junior Kaysyn Chintala played “Taps” after a Heather Burke sang the National Anthem and 21-gun salute by member of the local V.F.W. Post 5483.
Dear Editor: Vernon J. Baker, an African American who received the Medal of Honor for his heroic service in Italy during World War II, died this past July. His picture is displayed in the Pentagon.