(NEWTON) The American Legion Post #20 in Newton is reminding those who’d like to help out that the work continues for the upcoming Veterans Day program in Jasper County. Volunteers are welcome to come and help stake the Courthouse Lawn this coming Friday afternoon at 1:00 and putting out the flags early Saturday morning at 6:00. The Veterans Day program will start at 10:30 this coming Saturday morning. The flags will then be collected at 4:00 Saturday afternoon, put back out at 6:00 Sunday morning and collected again at 4:00 on Sunday afternoon. The flags will then be folded the following Saturday. If any questions or to see how someone can help out, call the American Legion Post in Newton at 783-2622.
(OLNEY) Plans have been announced for this year’s Veterans Day Parade in Olney. The lineup at the TrustBank parking lot begins at 10:20 with the Parade to start at 10:40, making its way along Main Street to the Richland County Courthouse Lawn, where the Veterans Day Program will begin at 11:00. If rain should interrupt the plans, the Veterans Day Program will be held at 11:00 Monday morning at the Olney VFW. All are invited out to attend the Veterans Day Parade and Courthouse Lawn Program next Monday morning.