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2011-09-15 / Community News

Lexington’s 9-11 Memorial Service on the Square



Members of the Lexington American Legion Honor Guard were on hand to present the flags. Members of the Lexington American Legion Honor Guard were on hand to present the flags.

Mary Retzloff honored paramedics. Mary Retzloff honored paramedics.

Opal Jane Lewis read a poem that she wrote, called “That Day”. Opal Jane Lewis read a poem that she wrote, called “That Day”.

Police Chief Jerry Bowden (right) read the Policeman’s Prayer and introduced Mary Alice Nurse,U.S. Army and the wife of one of Lexington’s new officers. Police Chief Jerry Bowden (right) read the Policeman’s Prayer and introduced Mary Alice Nurse,U.S. Army and the wife of one of Lexington’s new officers.

Lexington Fire Chief Donnie Milburn read the Firefighter’s Prayer. Lexington Fire Chief Donnie Milburn read the Firefighter’s Prayer.

Tom Murphy read the Veteran’s Prayer. Tom Murphy read the Veteran’s Prayer.

Larry Farmer, who just returned after serving two tours overseas, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, read the Soldier’s Prayer. Larry Farmer, who just returned after serving two tours overseas, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, read the Soldier’s Prayer.

Pictured above and below are shots of several people who attended the event held last Sunday evening in Lexington. Pictured above and below are shots of several people who attended the event held last Sunday evening in Lexington.

Sheriff Rodney Meyer (above center) is seen with some of the members of the Lexington American Legion. At the right is a picture of Lanell Cooper of Lexington. LEXINGTON LEADER PHOTOS. Sheriff Rodney Meyer (above center) is seen with some of the members of the Lexington American Legion. At the right is a picture of Lanell Cooper of Lexington. LEXINGTON LEADER PHOTOS.




There was a substantial crowd who attended the 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony, organized by Opal Jane Lewis and others in the community. PHOTO BY RICK BEASLEY. There was a substantial crowd who attended the 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony, organized by Opal Jane Lewis and others in the community. PHOTO BY RICK BEASLEY.

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