Tanner Higgins

YANTIS - Members of Sgt. Tanner Higgins’ Army Ranger unit will pass through the area this weekend and plan to visit his family in Yantis.

Class of 2007 to honor deceased soldier

Apr 23, 2012
Beaty Funeral Home

SULPHUR SPRINGS - High school classmates of Tanner Higgins are planning to honor him by purchasing a plaque or a brick paver in his name for the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial. 

Photo by Sulphur Springs News-Telegram

GREENVILLE - 23-year-old Tanner Higgins, of Yantis, was killed in Afghanistan last weekend. On Monday, his body will arrive at Greenville’s Majors Field at 11 a.m., with a motorcade to follow.

Photo by Sulphur Springs News-Telegram

GREENVILLE - The body of Wood County soldier Tanner Higgins will return home via a flight into Majors Field Municipal Airport in Greenville Monday.

East Texans mourn the loss of 23-year-old soldier

Apr 16, 2012
Photo by Sulphur Springs News-Telegram

SULPHUR SPRINGS - The body of a fallen soldier from Yantis will be received by his parents today following a deadly attack on the man’s unit in Afghanistan.