LAKE AREA – Veteran’s Day was celebrated around the lake.
In Hebron, it was the seventh anniversary of Hebron School Veterans Memorial in Evans Parks. The Memorial lists the names of all Hebron School students who have served in the military. Vietnam Veteran and retired Lakewood teacher David Holtsberry reminded the crowd that, “Freedom isn’t free and it never will be.”
At Thornville Elementary, U. S. Army Sgt. Timothy Rickey presented students, who include his own children, with a flag flown over his base in Iraq.
Walnut Township Schools held a K-12 assembly featuring American Legion essay winners and musical tributes to veterans.