Several ceremonies honoring veterans are planned throughout the community on Veterans Day weekend.
A Veterans Day Parade will be held on Friday, Nov. 10, beginning at 11 a.m. The parade will start on the Fayetteville square and continue to the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum on South Main. All veterans are invited and encouraged to participate, regardless of era or conflict.
The community-wide ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. 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.
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’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.
Flintville School will honor the community’s veterans with a program set for Friday, Nov. 10, at 1:30 p.m.