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County supports Purple Heart proposal

The county has formally offered its support to the Town of Hulett’s efforts to designate a Purple Heart Highway in tribute to those wounded in service to their country.

The effort would designate Highway 24, which runs from south of Devils Tower, through Hulett and east to Aladdin, as part of the symbolic and honorary system of roads, bridges and monuments nationwide that honor the men and women who have been awarded the Purple Heart.

The Purple Heart Trail was established in 1992 by the Military Order of the Purple Heart and originates at Mt. Vernon in Virginia, the burial location of George...

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