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Legion invites community to honor veterans

American Legion Post #45 invites the community to commemorate veterans this weekend.

In honor of Memorial Day, the post will be teaming up with volunteers to ensure five local cemeteries are in good condition and will place flags on the graves of veterans who are buried there, says Post Commander Welchie Patterson.

It has recently been discovered, he says, that one of the cemeteries even contains the graves of two cavalry soldiers who fought in the Civil War.

The post is also looking for information about any veterans who have recently been buried in a local cemetery, or any older graves of ve...

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