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SH to honor Veterans

Veterans past and present, and those serving will be honored at the Veterans Day Observance in Spring Hill.  The program will be Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Spring Hill Civic Center, 401 N. Madison.
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Spring Hill honors veterans

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More than 250 people attended Spring Hill’s annual Veteran’s Day Celebration on Nov. 5. Submitted photo.

Spring Hill honored veterans from all wars with their annual Veteran’s Day celebration on Nov. 5.
The program is sponsored by American Legion Cole …

GEHS Veterans program highlights local service members

Rodney Price, right, grins after receiving a Tryke from AMBUCS, an organization that provides physical therapy  trykes for those in need. Price was wounded in Iraq in 2006. His stepdaughter, Carley Lintz gave the keynote address during Veterans Day ceremonies at Gardner Edgerton High School. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

When Carley Lintz awoke on the morning of Oct. 12, 2006 at 3 a.m. to the sound of her sobbing mother, she knew life had changed forever, her step-father, Rodney Price, was wounded in Mosul, Iraq while …

OPINION: Veterans Day dedicated to those who sacrifice for America

Rep. Jerry Moran, R-Kan.

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Symbolism of flag recalls sacrifices for freedom

Mica Marriott

mmarriott@gardnernews.com

George Washington went to Episcopal Christ Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a man named John Ross. Ross and his wife, Betsy had just started their own upholstery business and were accomplished seamstresses.

John and Betsy married in …

Veterans Day events scheduled for Thursday

• Gardner Edgerton High School will honor local veterans and their families with a video presentation that includes photos of alumni veterans of the school. A reception will follow. The public is invited. The festivities begin at 9:30 a.m. on …

Community commemorates local veterans

LEFT: Don Stevens, left, and Ed Hodge salute following a presentation that remembers those who are missing in action. Each item on the stage is a symbol.  “We call your attention to this small table, which occupies a place of dignity and honor near the head table,” Hodge said during the ceremony. “It is set for one symbolizing the fact that members of our armed forces are missing from our ranks. They are referred to as POWs and MIAs. We call them comrades. They are unable to be with their loved ones and families tonight, so we join together to pay our humble tribute to them and bear witness to their continued absence.”  Staff photo by Amy Cunningham

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

More than 200 area residents came together at the Spring Hill Civic Center Gymnasium on Saturday to honor veterans at the community’s annual Veterans Day Celebration.

The event, now in its fifth year, was hosted by American …