August 29, 2015

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

Debbie Conley, left, and Jane Broshear 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


Sheri Barber, vice president of the

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

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

SH Memorial Day ceremony draws crowd

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.

Flags line a row of headstones in Spring Hill Cemetery

Memorial Day — 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. …