Program to honor WWII veterans

The Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum will honor World War II Veterans in a special Recognition Ceremony that will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Foster Ballroom of the Colvard Student Union on Mississippi State’s campus.
The event will include a keynote address from U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss. MSU President Mark Keenum will provide the welcome, and former Mississippi Lt. Governor Amy Tuck will serve as moderator.
Veterans of World War II residing in Oktibbeha County are urged to contact the Greater Starkville Development Partnership if they have not received an invitation to the event at 662-323-3322.
The public is welcome and invited to attend the event free of charge.
For details or additional information, contact Jennifer Gregory, GSDP Vice President for Tourism Development at 323-3322 or at
Organizers of Saturday’s program expressed appreciation to the following contributing sponsors: The Greater Starkville Development Partnership, MSU Center for America’s Veterans, and Gulf States Manufacturers.