Tanner Higgins

War on Terror
8:02 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Fallen Soldier's Ranger Regiment to Return to East Texas

Brick paver for Tanner Higgins at the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial.

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

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8:23 am
Mon April 23, 2012

Class of 2007 to honor deceased soldier

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. 

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War on Terror
6:49 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Time, motorcade route announced for return of fallen soldier

Tanner Higgins
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.

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War on Terror
7:04 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Fallen soldier to be returned home next week, motorcade planned

Tanner Higgins
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.

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5:38 am
Mon April 16, 2012

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

Tanner Higgins
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. 

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