Callaway-Jones Salutes Veterans Today

As the calendar turned to Nov. 11th today, almost every adult American realized it was a special day of remembering. It’s the day we honor the men and women who have served our country whether in wartime or in peace. History reminds us that the setting aside this day, once known as Armistice Day, occurred … Read more

Is Your Name Included on Our Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial?

August 15th is the deadline you’re going to want to remember! Have you and your family had the chance, recently, to visit College Station’s Veterans Park? In addition to Memorial Day, Veterans Day, and other national holidays, the chance to be present in a tranquil, reverent environment, shaded by trees even in this unbearable heat, … Read more

Area Observances Set for Veteran’s Day — Our Thanks to Those Who Served

This coming week marks the occasion of Veterans Day 2021 and for the 10th year now, the Bryan Rotary Club will arrange 1,000 flags in a “salute to service” at Veterans Park in College Station to create a Field of Valor. This is the 100th anniversary year of Bryan Rotary Club serving our area and … Read more

The Meaning of Memorial Day for Soldiers Then and Now

Every time I hear someone say, “Have a good Memorial Day,” as we do so often out of reflex, I pause for a minute. So often the newspaper and TV ads and mail circulars are printed in big, bold, red, white, and blue colors, with stars and rockets soaring, reflecting a sale, or a picnic … Read more

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