Newberry honors all veterans

By Natalie Netzel

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Adults and children lined down Main Street during the Veterans Day parade Saturday.

One man cheers on the veterans Saturday during the parade.

Mid-Carolina High’s JROTC marches in the parade Saturday on Main Street.

A member of the Newberry Car Buffs drives a Ford Model T in the veterans parade Saturday.

Newberry High’s Blue Brigade marching band marches down Main Street Saturday in the veterans parade.

Members of Newberry High’s JROTC lead the parade line up.

Newberry High’s JRTOC marches in the parade Saturday.

Newberry College’s mascot SCAR parades down Main Street with some Newberry College dancers for the veterans parade.

A Boy Scout hands out American flags during the Veterans Day parade.

Members of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts hand out flags during the parade Saturday.

Whitmire Community School’s marching band performs during the Veterans Day parade.

Newberry County veterans served as grand marshals during the parade Saturday. The veterans were David Parnell, Vietnam; John Glasgow, Vietnam; George Burk, Korea; Jim Lander, Vietnam; Charles Simmons, Korea; Timothy Rutherford, Germany; Jack Jennings, Korea; Richard Glasgow, Vietnam; Eugene Wilson, Vietnam; Calvin Suber, Vietnam; Alvin Connelly, Vietnam; Claude Bates, Vietnam; Robert Smith, Vietnam; James Folwer, World War II; Scott Cain, Desert Storm; Phillip Vanlue, Vietnam; Terry Bowers, Afghanistan; Ed Miller, Vietnam; and Victor Castillo, Iraq.

District 40 Rep. Walt McLeod was the guest speaker during the brief service in Memorial Park after the veterans parade. McLeod, along with David Parnell with the veterans office in Newberry, thanked veterans and also welcomed home veterans from war in the Middle East.













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