11/11/16   It's Veterans Day - Area Events


This is Veterans Day and a couple events honoring area veterans will be held this morning. In Bearden, at the Bearden High School Commons, a breakfast will be served at 9 and a program will follow at 10. In Camden this morning all area veterans are encouraged to attend a Veteran's Day program at the Ouachita County Courthouse beginning at 8:30 until 11:30.

In a recent interview on KQ-102.3's "South Arkansas Today" show, Colonel Jim Phillips a veteran of WWII, the Korean War and Vietnam, talked about his experiences and about a book he has published entitled: “Memories of a Colonel”. Phillips said he was wounded in the Korean War.

If you'd like to have Phillips' book, it's available at the Dallas County Museum on Main street, downtown Fordyce for $20.00 with all the proceeds going toward the museum.

You can also see updated military section at the library. A salute to Veterans in Dallas county will be held a week from today at 9:30 at the FBT Redbug Arena at Fordyce High School.