Veterans meeting

More than 125 veterans and guests were on hand for the Veterans’ Town Hall Meeting held Aug. 20 at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Jennifer Vedral-Baron, health system director of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and with her team of doctors and department specialists were on hand to answer questions and review and address veterans’ claims. In addition, the commissioner and deputy commissioner of the state Department of Veterans Services were on hand, as well as County Mayor Bill Newman. State Sen. Shane Reeves and State Reps. Pat Marsh and Rick Tillis also spoke to the attendees with words of appreciation.