Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Kari Green
PCN Correspondent 

Malta VFW holds Tribute for Fallen soldiers


Fred Allery, a WWII Veteran, visits Malta's Veterans Memorial Park. Photo by Connie Lovshin.

They came to honor and show respect and patriotism and pride filled the room. A day of remembrance, Memorial Day is more than an extra day off from work or picnics or sitting on the shore waiting for a bite on the fishing hook. A crowd filled the VFW on Memorial Day to pay their respects to special members of our community, Gold Star Mother Mellissa Sandvick and WWII Veteran Fred Allery.

American Legion President Michelle Stevens welcomed Mellissa as the county's lone Gold Star Mother. She read the details of Mellissa's son Lance Cpl. Jeremy Sandvick-Monroe, who was in the Marines and gave...

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