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To Our Veterans

Published by in Veterans on November 11th, 2013

Words can never truly express the gratitude and appreciation that we feel. How can we convey the thankfullness to the men and women throughout our history that have fought and died to protect and promote the freedoms we hold so dear. Saying thank you just doesnt seem to truly express these feelings but we must

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Thank You Mays Electric Co.

A special thank you to Patrick and Shane of Mays Electric Co. for once again volunteering time and in this case material to repair the lighting of the Servicemen Memorial Sign in Paxton. This is the second time that they have helped us with the electrical at the sign. In 2010 they installed an electrical

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Memorial Day Parade and Observence

This years Memorial Day Parade will start at 10:30 on May 27th at PBL East Lawn School at 341 E. Center St. and towards Glen Cemetery Marching units will form behind the High school Marching band at 10:00 am.  Boy scouts and Girls scouts and other orginations are invited to attend. After the Parade arrives

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Honoring our Veterans

Published by in Veterans on May 3rd, 2013

PBL High Schools 14th annual “Salute to Veterans Concert” will be May 18th at 7pm at the high school gym.   The concert will feature patriotic music and all Armed Forces service songs. Marine Veteran Tim Hess wil direct the band and there will we a color guard courtesy of The American Legion Prairie Post 150.

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D-Day 68th Anniversary

Published by in Veterans on June 6th, 2012

Today marks the 68th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion. By Professor John A. Tures, LaGrange College | Yahoo! Contributor Network – Tue, Jun 5, 2012 The 68th anniversary of D-Day is Today Here’s a look at 10 little-known facts surrounding the Allied invasion: By Professor John A. Tures, LaGrange College 1. A number of code

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Honoring Our Veterans in Paxton, Il.

  Honoring Our Veterans It was an absolutely perfect day for being outside. Today, many Paxton residents started their day at Glen Cemetary to place Flags on the graves of all the Veterans. Most folks in town have done this for decades and it was wonderful to see everyone young and old  helping out and

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