Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

Downing Vietnam Veterans Take Honor Flight to Nation’s Capital

A number of Vietnam War veterans from the Downing area recently took part in the Great River Honor Flight #48 to Washington D.C. in June. Jim Brewer, Mike Jackson, and Jerry Duncan accompanied by guardians Matthew and Aaron Brewer and Kevin Harrolson attended the flight along with former Downing resident Donnie Middleton, and his guardian, […]

Marching Tigers Make Memphis Proud at National Memorial Day Parade

After almost a year of fundraising, organizing, uniform fittings, and thousands of marching strides, the Scotland County Band departed for Washington D.C. May 25th. At 4 p.m. the instruments, uniforms, and luggage were all loaded, good-byes were said, and the wheels started turning as the Marching Tigers departed Memphis, Missouri en route to D.C.  The […]

Niffen Selected for FRS D.C. Youth Tour Sponsored by NEMR Telecom 

NEMR Telecom hosted an interview dinner to choose two candidates to represent the company at the 23rd annual Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour to Washington D.C. High school juniors within the company’s telephone service area are given the opportunity to apply for this trip by submitting a one-page essay and an application. Shannon […]

NEMR Telecom Accepting Applications for 2017 Youth Tour to Washington D.C.

All local high school juniors whose parents or guardians have local service with NEMR telecom can apply for the all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. Northeast Missouri Rural Telecom is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Youth Tour to Washington D.C., which will take place June 3  through June 7. The application process is open […]

Tri-County Cooperative Sends Local Student on Missouri Electric Youth Tour of Nation’s Capitol

Ninety-seven high school students participated in Missouri’s 52nd annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 12-18. Local delegate was Cole Davenport of Coatsville. He was sponsored by Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Lancaster. The seven-day tour provides an action-filled week for high school students, offering them opportunities to learn firsthand what it is like to […]

Six Area Veterans Travel to Nation’s Capital as Part of Honor Flight

The red carpet was rolled out for six area veterans, albeit in whirlwind fashion as the former soldiers and seamen were guests of honor on Mission #26 of the Great River Honor Flight program that traveled to Washington D.C. on August 28th. World War II veteran Ivan Woods along with Korean War vets Bill Hall, […]