Cleaning veterans headstones, by Memorial Day

LaBelle – Rolling Thunder Chapter 5 gathered at the Fort Denaud Cemetery, to clean the headstones of veterans who had been buried there as part of a local movement started by Trae Zipperer, a Navy veteran. Wanting to do something to show respect for fallen soldiers, Zipperer started on a mission to clean and maintain […]

LaBelle Vietnam Veteran honored in national ceremony

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s Annual Memorial Day Ceremony will be honoring beloved LaBelle resident, Donald Howard Jones, on Saturday, June 15, on the grounds of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Vietnam Veterans lost to agent orange and PTSD are mentioned in a special part of the ceremony, which is hosted yearly by […]