Veterans honored at program

Veterans and members of the Wabash community joined together at the Wabash County Courthouse on Monday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. in honor of Veteran’s Day.

Despite the cold weather and rain, the program took place as planned along with a guest appearance from U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski.

The program began with an invocational prayer by American Legion Post No. 15 Chaplin Don Cole.

Mrs. Robert (Josie) Wade followed with the singing of the national anthem.

Next, Walorski, thanking the veterans for their sacrifice and praised Wabash County for the wonderful hospitality and recognition that Wabash pays to its veterans.

Wabash Mayor Scott Long spoke to the crowd next.

“This 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 2019, we pay honor to those, like me, that signed on the dotted line to support and defend the Constitution of the United States,” he said.

“I appreciate the sacrifice and the service that we all gave, the holidays away from family and friends to make this the greatest country in the world.”

Posted on 2019 Nov 12