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Veterans Day programs planned

Posted on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8:03 am

Several ceremonies honoring veterans are planned throughout the community on Veterans Day weekend.

The community-wide ceremony will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Fayetteville Recreation Center, home to the Warrior Project, a lasting tribute to veterans who have ever lived here in Lincoln County.

The photo tribute, which lines the walls of the Recreation Center, located at 1203 Winchester Highway, features local heroes from all branches of service, including the National Guard, Reserves, Merchant Marines and Coast Guard, as well as the traditional branches of service.

Local schools also have ceremonies planned for Friday, Nov. 10.

Lincoln County

High School

The community is invited to the Veterans Day program on Friday, Nov. 10, at Lincoln County High School.

Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. in room 43.

The program begins at 9 a.m. in the gymnasium.

Guests and veterans should park and enter the building from the south parking lot, the gymnasium entrance.

Fayetteville

High School

Fayetteville High School’s Veterans Day program will be held Friday, Nov. 10, at 9 a.m. in the school’s gymnasium.

There will be a guest speaker addressing the audience, and the high school band will play. Students plan to re-enact the famous photograph from the battle at Iwo Jima, among other things.

All are welcome to attend.

Riverside Christian Academy

Riverside Christian Academy’s Veterans Day ceremony is planned for Friday, Nov. 10, at 8:30 a.m. with local veteran Jack Raby as the guest speaker.

Breakfast will follow for all the guests and their families.