Happy Birthday America

Happy birthday America, another year of proving to the world that this is indeed the greatest nation on earth. So lets all take some time out to reflect and share with our children just exactly what this celebration is all about. Let us remeber that this is the day that our fore-fathers offically declared their

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The Womens Club and The Vet’s Memorial

Our Memorial sign is a tribute to all the men and women who serve and have served our nation and communities. It was originally dedicated in 1991 by the Womens Club of Paxton. In the midst of Operation Desert Storm The Women club decided a there was a need for a Memrial to honor all

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Flag Raisng Ceremony 2009

At last the big day had arrived and we wanted everything to be perfect. We rented a small canopy and chairs in case folks needs to get out of the weather.               And slowly the folks started to show up, including some visitors from out of town who were

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The Rebuild 2009

Published by in Veterans on June 8th, 2019

After removing the old sign and coming up with a new design, the idea was taken to Tommy at Signs and Designs in Paxton. New panels were purchased  and the panel braces were repainted. While Les Mathews and Mark Marshall repainted the panels and metal panel covers, Tommy began the hard task of putting on

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Part 2 2009 to Present

Published by in Veterans on May 28th, 2019

In 2009 after 20 years of Building, maintaining and rebuilding the Memorial sign, the Women’s  club asked the Paxton city council if they were wililng to take over the sign  as they were no longer able to do so. The city agreed to take the sign over but decided it was best to tear it

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Through the years pt.1

Published by in Veterans on May 23rd, 2019

Our Memorial sign has been a part of Paxton for 30 yrs. now and I feel certan it will be here for another 30 yrs. or more. Though the sign was originally made to honor our veterans, it was upgraded in 2009 to honor all our service men and women from the military as well

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