April 21, 2014

American Legion groups prepare to pay tribute to veterans on Memorial Day

Debbie Conley, left, and Jane Breshears help prepare crosses to decorate veteran’s graves on Memorial Day. The poppies recall a famous poem by John McCrae, “In Flanders Field.” Staff photo by Danedri Thompson


In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields the poppies blow,
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky,
The larks, still bravely singing, fly,
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the dead.…

Memorial Day breakfast set for May 28

The local chapter of the Sons of the American Legion will host their annual Memorial Day Breakfast on the holiday.
The breakfast, which features eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, and ham, will run from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on …

Failure to buckle up a primary offense during ‘Click It or Ticket’


Mark Taylor

Gardner police stopped 66 vehicles during last week’s Memorial Day “Click It or Ticket” campaign aimed at primary seatbelt enforcement as mandated by a recent state law.
The new law makes failure to wear a seatbelt a …

Memorial Day Weekend Pictures Wanted

Memorial Day Happenings

Do you have pictures of your Memorial Day weekend celebrations that you want to share? Please submit them at submissions@gardnernews.com…

SH Memorial Day ceremony draws crowd

Flags line a row of headstones in Spring Hill Cemetery on Memorial Day. Boy Scouts decorated the graves of fallen service men and women before Memorial Day. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Corbin H. Crable

Military aircraft roared overhead as area residents gathered in the Spring Hill Cemetery to pay tribute to fallen soldiers in a Memorial Day service on Monday.

Spring Hill resident Dennis Sumner sat in a lawn chair …

Memorial Day — Thank You

Thank You

From all of us at the Gardner News we want to say thank you to all those who proudly serve our Country and to those that have made the ultimate sacrifice.

It is a wonderful thing to be an American. …