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.
FREDERICKTOWN -- A dreary drizzle on Monday morning did not dampen the determination of the Fredericktown community to turn out to honor servicemen and women.
DANVILLE -- The Danville community gathered together to show its love and appreciation for all veterans at Danville's Memorial Park on Monday morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.