Photo by Jill Bock, Staff
Larry Maxwell and Bud Henry, members of the New Madrid American Legion's Color Guard, present a wreath at New Madrid Veterans Park's monument honoring all branches of service. The community conducted a special ceremony Sunday at the park with Rep. Steve Hodges, as the guest speaker. Hodges urged the public to honor veterans not only on Veterans Day "but each and every day of the year." Also speaking were New Madrid City Councilman Mark Wade and the Rev. Eric Mattson.