MATHISTON, Miss. (WCBI) - Folks gathered together in Mathiston to thank those who have served in the military.
The Starkville High School JR ROTC presented the colors in recognition of the many veterans who died nation wide during a war. The town of Mathiston lost one soldier in World War I, 12 in World War II, two in the Korean War Era, one in Vietnam and one in Beruit.
Through efforts from the Mathiston Development and Support Council, a Mathiston Veterans’ day memorial will be built with each of the14 fallen soldiers names on it.
The design was unveiled today and the memorial.