Marjorie Ramsey organized the Feb. 8 event that honored several local veterans. She wanted to
host an event that honors all former service members, regardless of their political affiliation.
|Published: 7:40 AM, 02/11/2014
||Last updated: 7:41 AM, 02/11/2014
Author: Miranda Smith
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
On Saturday, Feb. 8, veterans from multiple generations were
honored at the annual Valentines for Veterans celebration. The event took place
at the Newport Community Center and was organized by Marjorie Ramsey, Chair of
the Cocke County Democratic Party.
Newport Police Chief Maurice Shults led the ceremony in a
prayer. Ramsey began by thanking service members for their sacrifice. Miss
Greater Greeneville and Newport native Sarah Stokely provided entertainment by
singing the National Anthem.
For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.
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