Valley stops to honor those who served

Valley stops to honor those who served
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

EDWARDS — Memorial Day starts early around here, with flags placed on local military veterans’ graves.It ends as it must, with Taps, but also with the American flag returned to full staff, flying full over Freedom Park and above a piece of Pentagon limestone, blasted from the building on 9/11.More than 200 people — by far the largest crowd in the 11 years the local VFW has been hosting a Memorial Day ceremony — showed up Monday in Freedom Park to remember and pay tribute to those who most deserve it. The weather moved the ceremony inside the WECMRD fieldhouse, …

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