Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Veteran's Council

November 10, 2013 - 7:41pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

Four local veterans were inducted into the Muskingum County Veteran's Hall of Fame on Sunday.

The community, performers, veterans and state officials came out to Secrest Auditorium to congratulate John William "Buzz" Benson, Robert Forker, Russell Kuhn and Walter Offinger on their recent accomplishment. The men were chosen because of their dedication to our country and their community through service.

"It ranges from helping set up Bethesda Good Samaritan to being...

November 4, 2013 - 5:47pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

The men and women who put their lives on the line to protect our country will be honored at a special parade.

The annual Muskingum County Veteran's Day Parade will take place this Saturday at 10 a.m. The event will start at Secrest Auditorium and has more than 115 participants, President of the Muskingum County Veteran's Council and Vietnam Veteran , Bud Johnson says the public can expect a great event this year.

"People can expect to see veterans, which is what it's about,...

August 6, 2012 - 2:46pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

American flags will grace a Medal of Honor bridge in Muskingum County.

The president of the Muskingum County Veterans Council asked the county commissioners for help getting flag poles erected on bridge 719. There's a plaque on the bridge now, but to officially make it a Medal of Honor bridge, there needs to be an American flag present.

"We found out there's not a flag on that bridge period. So now the veterans having spent our time protecting Old Glory, we want to see her...

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