.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

News

Carolyn Ten Broeck
Brothers, Bill "Sarge" Rich, 96, and Alfred Rich, 98, were the oldest veterans in attendance Saturday. Sarge, an Air Force veteran, did 35 missions in a B-17 including front line support to Berlin and volunteer missions over Poland after Hitler invaded in 1939. Alfred was at Normandy on D-Day, helped liberate Paris and fought at the Battle of the Bulge.
Veterans honored in Williston

Emotions were high and applause resounding Saturday as people lined Williston's streets to honor dozens of veterans in the annual Levy County Veterans Day Parade.

More than 40 units marched down Noble Avenue to the cheers of those gathered to salute and thank the men and women who put their lives on the line for our country.

All branches of the military were recognized, and many veterans participated either on floats, trucks or walking the mile route.