Two local men receive Citizen of the Year award from the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce Thursday night during the annual meeting at the Oxford Conference Center. Receiving the awards were Wil St. Amand and Fred Laurenzo. (June 7, 2013, Page 1A)
Maralyn Howell Bullion writes about Monday’s Memorial Day program and encourages everyone to make time for the event next year. (May 29, 2013, Page 4)
A somber Memorial Day Ceremony was held Monday in honor of all military veterans who gave all. (May 28, 2013, Page 1A)
Veterans and those who support them spent Monday morning honoring those who gave all for the freedoms everyone enjoys each day during the annual Memorial Day Ceremony held at the National Guard Armory. (May 31, 2011, Page 1)
Area residents will have three programs this Memorial Day to give everyone a chance to honor those who gave all.
— Community service at 10 a.m. at the National Guard Armory in Oxford; guest speaker will be Don Hutson
— Mississippi State Veteran’s Home at 10 a.m.; guest speaker will be SP5 Jimmy C. Reed Jr.
— Water Valley VFW at 11 a.m. on Main Street; free lunch provided following service. (May 27, 2011, Page 1A,3A)
While current and past veterans were recognized Monday, the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the National Guard Armory was a time to remember the veterans who didn’t make it back home. (June 1, 2010, Page 1A)
Local veterans are asking area residents to help them remember those who have made the greatest sacrifice while serving their country.
The annual Memorial Day Recognition Ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the National Guard Armory, located off the Sisk Avenue exit of Highway 7 N. (May 28, 2010, Page 1A)