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Veterans Get Their Day, Hear From Retired Army Colonel

The senior civics class and the Kimball community treated Kimball area veterans to a special Veterans Day.

Master of Ceremonies Charolette Hargreaves and Emma Patterson introduced the participants to the Nov. 11 event in the high school auditorium.

Mary Lynch, fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders sang the Armed Forces Salute, followed by the New Dimension group singing "The Glory," and Jayden Paxton played "Taps."

Keynote Speaker Tony Baker, a retired Army colonel who was deployed overseas multiple times, shared a few thoughts about Veterans Day, which initially was called Remembrance Day followi...