Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News May 28, 2013

Air Force vet shares lessons of Memorial Day

MOUNT VERNON -- Despite serving in the U.S. Air Force for 27 years, Chief Master Sgt. Craig Cox had not given much thought about Memorial Day.

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Drizzle doesn't dampen spirits at Fredericktown

FREDERICKTOWN -- A dreary drizzle on Monday morning did not dampen the determination of the Fredericktown community to turn out to honor servicemen and women.

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Danville shows appreciation

DANVILLE -- The Danville community gathered together to show its love and appreciation for all veterans at Danville's Memorial Park on Monday morning.

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Masowick, Centerburg pays tribute to veterans

CENTERBURG -- Rain threatened the annual Memorial Day observance at Centerburg's East View Cemetery, but it held off long enough for both the parade from downtown and the ceremony to be completed.

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Sacrifice of giving remembered at Utica ceremony

UTICA -- A special time to remember those who sacrificed their lives for their country was observed Monday morning when the Lawrence Lightner Post 92 of the American Legion conducted its annual Memorial Day ceremony in Utica.

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Fallen soldiers honored at Bloomfield Cemetery

SPARTA -- Each Memorial Day weekend brings massive gatherings, but the day's solemn sprit is captured best by thousands of small ceremonies held for a relative few.

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Crouch returns to Mount Vernon as champion

MOUNT VERNON -- He was First Team All-Sunshine State Conference. Then he was First Team All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Then Division II National Champion. Then national quarterfinalist in team competition.

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