Gainesville honors veterans

By: KXII-Staff Email
By: KXII-Staff Email

GAINESVILLE, TX -- The city of Gainesville honored their soldiers this Veterans Day with a special ceremony. A large group gathered at Leonard Park by the Frank Buck Zoo for the event. Gainesville mayor Glen Loch presided over the ceremony, which involved a children’s choir and a guest speaker.

Old military vehicles were also on display courtesy of the MVPA. Those who attended say any little thing they can do to honor those who have fought for our country...goes a long way.

Other Veterans events planned for Monday:

Mayes Elementary school in Denison is hosting a Veterans’ breakfast. It begins at 7:30 am.

S&S Elementary is holding a veteran’s lunch from 11am – 1pm.

There will be an annual Veterans Day Tribute Monday, November 12, 2007, in the Leonard High School Commons Area. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. This is an event attended by veterans throughout this area. This year's speaker will be US Rep. Ralph Hall.

This is program that honors our veterans is presented by the students of Leonard High School.


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  • by TX Location: Lake Texoma on Nov 13, 2007 at 09:00 AM
    Try the sports section..they NEVER get tired of talking about Oklahoma!!
  • by Anonymous on Nov 12, 2007 at 12:20 PM
    a shot of the vehicles would have been nice. or the fireworks.or the music.
  • by Adan Location: Ardmore on Nov 12, 2007 at 06:23 AM
    Why is there never any Oklahoma news on the weekend anymore. KTEN has plenty from around Ardmore and Ada but KXII never has anything about whats going on around here unless you put up a map or picture theres never video or a story. Whats the problem?
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