Area Veterans Day Events

("Veterans Day" by South Arkansas University, CC BY 2.0)

Veterans Day is Sunday, although the federal holiday is Monday. Whitko will be hosting Veterans Day programs at the high school (11:50) and South Whitley Elementary (1:45) Friday with a special luncheon planned at the high school at 11:15am for veterans before the event. Pierceton Elementary will also be having a ceremony Monday at 9am. Many businesses are offering special discounts and benefits for veterans throughout the weekend.

Saturday is the United States Marine Corp’s birthday. All marines are invited to attend an event in North Webster at the American Legion Post #253. They’ll have a 243rd Birthday Celebration on Saturday. It all starts at 6 p.m. with a cake cutting ceremony at 7 p.m.