The Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 and the Auxiliary led the commemorative celebrations to the men who served and died during wars, from the Civil War through the war In Afghanistan.
The Shelby County Historical Commission (the local organizational branch of the Texas Historical Commission) will dedicate a Texas Historic Marker for Fairview Cemetery on Saturday, June 2, 2018. This is one of three sites to be dedicated in 2018. The State of Texas has a proud history of locating and dedicating historic sites.
An observance was held in honor of the 73rd Anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) at the Veterans Memorial, Historic Courthouse, Center Square, Center, Texas on Tuesday, May 8. Opening prayer given by Post Chaplain Cynthia Islas followed by the Pledge of Allegiance by all in attendance. Significance of the day given by Post Quartermaster Larry Hume. Names of 66 Shelby County Veterans who died in the European Theater or are still missing in action were read. Memorial Wreath placed by Pos