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March 29th, National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Recognizes veterans who served in the US military during the Vietman War

National Vietnam War Veterans Day is a US holiday observed annually on March 29th. It recognizes veterans who served in the US military during the Vietman War.

On March 28, 2017, President Trumpsigned the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017. This act officially recognizes March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. The Act also includes the day among those days on which the US Flag should especially be displayed.

On December 26, 2016 - March 29th Vietnam Veterans Day Coalition of States Council in a letter to President Elect Trump and Congress leadership outlines the history and timeline of cause to establish March 29th Vietnam War Veterans Day and request that it be one of the first legislations passed and signed into law during the 115 Congress. https://www.slideshare.net/RRaySaikus/march-29th-vietnam-veterans-day-cause-history-and-documents

On March 29, 2012, President Obama proclaimed March 29, 2012, as Vietnam Veterans Day. The proclamation called "upon all Americans to observe this day with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities that commemorate the 50 year anniversary of the Vietnam War."

There are still 51 Hoosiers reported as MIA from the war. All will be honored during a ceremony today on Monument Circle organized by the Daughters of the American Revolution.

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  • Water Aerobics class

    Crystal Beach is offering Water Aerobics classes again this year. Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays-9a-10a Tuesdays/Thursdays 7p-8p Bring your own noodle. No children allowed in or around pool during classes Classes are $2 per session or $30 for season pass If you purchase a season pool pass-aerobics class is included at no additional charge

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  • Free Summer Lunch-Carroll County

    Carroll County School District, the Food Pantry of Carroll County, Carroll County Public Library, News-Democrat and local churches are teaming up this summer to ensure no child in Carroll County goes hungry. A nutritious meal will be provided to those 18 years old and younger (older with an IEP) Food will be provided through UMC Food Food served 11am-1pm Schedule: Tuesdays-Ghent Baptist Church-203 Ferry St, Ghent KY Wednesdays-Carroll County Public Library- 136 Court St Carrollton KY Thursdays-Sanders Baptist Church-4365 Hwy 467 Sanders KY Fridays-Worthville Baptist Church-652 Hwy 467 Worthville KY For more information call 502-732-7070

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Local Sports

Area Sports From Thursday, June 20th

NBA Draft, U of L, Golf, Baseball

Area Sports For Wednesday, June 19th

Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association Futures Showcase. Indiana Amateur Golf Championship