Veterans Day Closings

The following closing and garbage route changes have been announced for Veterans Day today.
*
Aberdeen
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: Today’s route runs
Thursday.
Alcorn County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Amory
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: Today’s route runs
Thursday.
Baldwyn
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Benton County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Calhoun County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Calhoun City
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Chickasaw County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: Today’s route runs Thursday.
Clay County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Corinth
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: Today’s route runs Thursday.
Fulton
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Holly Springs
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Houston
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Iuka
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: Closed
Itawamba County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Lafayette County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: Closed
Lee County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Marshall County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Monroe County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
New Albany
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Okolona
* City offices: Open
* Garbage: No change
Oktibbeha County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Oxford
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Pontotoc County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Pontotoc
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Prentiss County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Ripley
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Saltillo
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Starkville
* City offices: Open
* Garbage: No change
Tippah County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Tishomingo County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Tupelo
* City offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
Union County
* County offices: Closed
* Garbage: No change
West Point
* City offices: Open
* Garbage: No change
n Lee County Library: Closed
n Banks: Closed
n Post office: Closed
Veterans Day Activities
n Today is Veterans Day, and the following events are planned this week to honor those who served our country.
AMORY
* What: Breakfast and program
* When: Today, 7:30-9 a.m.
* Where: Community Bank
* Details: Color guard, chaplain, slide
show and guest speakers; all veterans
invited
* What: Fish fry
* When: Today, noon
* Where: VFW Post 4490 on Legion
Drive
* Details: All veterans invited to
free fish fry and a flag dedication
ceremony
BOONEVILLE
* What: American Legion #123
Stew Lunch
* When: Today, 11:30 a.m.
* Where: VFW, Loveless Road
* Details: The public is invited
CORINTH
* What: Parade and lunch
* When: Today, gathering
at 9:30 a.m.
* Where: Meet at First Baptist Church,
parade down Fillmore Street and
usual parade route to courthouse
* Details: All veterans invited; Vietnam
Veterans to be honored at courthouse
ceremony at end of parade; free lunch
following at the American Legion
building; for more information,
call 284-5082
FULTON
* What: Program
* When: Today, 9:30 a.m.
* Where: Itawamba Agricultural High
School gymnasium
* Details: The special guest speaker
will be Maj. David Leatherwood, music
by the IAHS Chorus; reception for
veterans and their families will follow
HOULKA
* What: Program
* When: Today, 10:15 a.m.
* Where: School auditorium
* Details: Lunch to follow for veterans.
RSVP to Betsy Collums at (662)
568-2704.
HOUSTON
* What: Program
* When: Today, 10:40 a.m.
* Where: Houston High School
auditorium
* Details: All veterans invited
* What: Program
* When: Today 1 p.m. and
1:45 p.m.
* Where: Houston Lower Elementary
* Details: Veterans, public invited
IUKA
* What: American Legion #15
Open House
* When: Today, 10:30 a.m.
to 2 p.m.
* Where: VFW/American Leginl
Building, Highway 172 East
* Details: All are invited for
refreshments
MANTACHIE
* What: Program
* When: Today, 9 a.m.
* Where: Mantachie Elementary
School gymnasium
* Details: Public invited
NEW ALBANY
* What: Memorial dedication
* When: Today, 10 a.m.
* Where: United Funeral Service,
700 Highway. 15 S. in New Albany
* Details: Veterans monument will be
unveiled; speakers include U.S. Rep.
Travis Childers
* What: Reception and program
* When: Friday, 9:45 a.m.
* Where: New Albany High School
* Details: Reception for veterans,
active and retired, in Media Center,
followed by program at 10:15 a.m. in
auditorium
OKOLONA
* What: Parade
* When: Today, gathering
at 8:30 a.m.
* Where: Meet at Okolona Elementary,
parade down Main Street
* Details: All veterans invited to
participate; for more information,
call (662) 447-5922; coffee
for veterans in City Auditorium
PONTOTOC
* What: Parade and ceremony
* When: Today, Nov. 11
* Where: Start at junior high
parking lot, end at court square;
wreath-laying at monument in court
square
* Details: If bad weather, events will
move to Agri-Center
TREMONT
* What: Program
* When: Today, 10:30 a.m.
* Where: Tremont High School
* Details: Public invited
TUPELO
* What: Ceremony
* When: Today, 9 a.m.
* Where: Veterans Memorial Park
* Details: Featured speaker
Jack Reed Sr., also POW/MIA
ceremony, laying of the wreath,
taps, retiring of the colors

Judy McGhee