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Memorial Day: “Looking Back”

Reprinted here by special permission of the author, Cindy Beckman, a retired Conway High School history teacher who writes local history.

For many, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer. Families will celebrate the three-day weekend by going to the lake, having cookouts or just enjoying some much needed time off.

But the original reason for the holiday was to remember and honor our military. Continue reading