Veteran's honored by local students

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Union Local Middle School Patriot's Pen winners are pictured (front row, l-r) Jordan Magnani, Emily Whiteley and Zac Grimes. The annual contest was sponsored by the Bethesda VFW 9712 Ladies Auxiliary. Pictured representing that organization are, l-r, Sandra Wise, Cindy Snyder and Susie Briggs. The Union Local Middle School Veteran's Day program featured guest speaker Representative Allen Sayre, as well as performances by the choir, seventh grade band and poems read by Anna Frazier, Abby Bizzari and Cori Medley. Opening remarks were made by Student Council President Abby Collins.

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Rev. Gene Miller was the speaker at the Barnesville Middle School Veteran's Day program.

The band performed the National Anthem and other patriotic music.

Readings were done by Chase Huntsman (center), Annika Wildes (left) and Shaleena Lucas (right).

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Third grade students at Barnesville Elementary School invited veterans they knew to attend their afternoon program.

Third grade students perform "You're A Grand Old Flag."

Speakers included: Mallory Conner, Erin Hannahs, Kali Milhoan, Jenna McCort, Madyson Little, Jenny DeLaney, Alexa Yocum, Allesia Sinisgalli, Maddie Sellers, Hayley Jackson, Ethan Wise, Haley Bach, Haven Farnesworth, Hannah Baker, Jacob Warrick, Mya McEndree, Breanna Howard, Noah Warrick, Annastasia Carpenter, Natalie Butler and Sierra Roby. Soloists included: Kyleigh McGee, Celeste Ryman, Jessica Johnson, Abby Froehlich, Carli Ebright and Savanna Finnical.