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Veterans Day 2019

Published by in Veterans on November 11th, 2019

Thank you to all our Veterans. Your service to our country is GREATLY APPRECIATED, Today is a day to Honor our Veterans past and present. A day we set aside as a Nation to say Thank you to the many Men and Women who serveand have served  in our Armed Forces. This is a great

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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 Though the sign was originally made to honor our veterans, it was upgraded in 2009 to honor all our service men and women from the military as well

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Memorial Sign upgrades

After nearly 30 years, the Sign post s finally gave out and had to be replaced. We took sign completeley down and put in 2 new 4×4 posts and added some additional concrete. We also replaced the cross members with new wood and supports. I am happy to have this done in time for Memorial

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