The 23rd annual Veterans Vigil was held Nov. 12-13 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The Vigil began with a reception on Nov. 12 at 9:30 a.m. in the Rayburn Student Center pre-function area followed by the opening ceremony in the conference rooms, after which a processional took place to light the vigil flame that burned continuously until it was extinguished at the closing ceremony on Nov. 13.
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, we will remember them. From the oldest veterans to the men and women currently serving, thank you for serving our country and protecting our freedom.
Cooper Independent School District annually honors Veterans Day.
Veteran Clayton McGraw was introduced by American Legion Red Henderson Post 483 Commander Gary Thompson. McGraw recited the words of "Ragged Old Flag," as song by Johnny Cash.
Veterans Day is a time of observance to honor the brave soldiers who fought in past wars. Hunt County's Annual Observance of Veterans Day will be held this year in downtown Greenville to honor the soldiers.
Veterans day events are scheduled this week in Greenville. The American Red Cross has scheduled a parade to start at 10 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Bois d’ Arc and Lee St. in downtown Greenville.