Veterans Wall to add 1000th name

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 DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A unique veterans memorial in central Kentucky will soon add the 1,000th name of a Boyle County resident who has served in the military.The Veterans Wall of Honor at the Boyle County Fairgrounds includes the names of all veterans who served – alive and deceased.The 1,000th name will be added to the 2-year-old memorial on Saturday during Military Appreciation Day festivities in Danville.The wall’s popularity has grown so much that it has been enlarged twice.1 of its builders, Jack Hendricks, says its prominent location has made it a destination for local veterans.

Harold Byrd will be recognized at the ceremony Saturday as the 1,000th name, which will be placed next to number 999, his brother J.W. Byrd.

Information from: The Advocate-Messenger, http://www.amnews.com

     

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