Subscribe RH Love

Collin County veterans to be honored

by | Oct 13, 2017 | Latest

Twenty Collin County military veterans will be honored for their wartime sacrifices and peacetime community involvement at the annual Congressional Veterans Commendation (CVC) Ceremony on October 28th at Collin College.

The honorees were nominated by local Collin County constituents and will be recognized by U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson, District 3.

“It is my high honor to congratulate this year’s twenty veteran honorees,” Johnson said. “The twenty CVC Honorees being recognized at this final ceremony are a remarkable and inspiring group of local heroes.”

The ceremony is at 10 a.m. in the John Anthony Theater of the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. in Plano.

To be honored are John Antal and Tracy Baker of Allen, David Bristol of Prosper, Clifton Bradford, Howard Gilcrease, Richard Grady, Carol MacGibbon, Phillip Raign and Robert Staib of Plano, Tyler Gately, Jerry Madden and David Schaefer of Richardson, John Keating of Frisco, Colin Kimball, Jason Morgan and Paul Reed of McKinney, Paul Putnam of Dallas and William Mills and John Wroten of Fairview.

For more stories like this subscribe to the print or e-edition.

Subscribe RH Love

0 Comments

Order photos

Related News

Theft, fraud crimes up in 2023

Theft, fraud crimes up in 2023

Inflation rates not only continued to affect prices for everyday necessities in Texas last year, but they can also be reflected in crime stats in communities. And the city of Wylie was not immune to this trend. Wylie Police Chief Anthony Henderson said “he believes...

read more
Taste of Soul event draws crowds

Taste of Soul event draws crowds

Wylie’s first soul food showdown celebrated culture and history with imaginative and flavorful foods prepared by participants of all ages. The inaugural Taste of Soul event Saturday, Feb. 17, was held at Waterbrook Bible Fellowship Church in Wylie. The well-attended...

read more
Annual fundraising gala planned

Annual fundraising gala planned

Boots ’N Barbecue, the largest fundraiser for the Wylie ISD Education Foundation, may be sold out, but there are still opportunities to get involved. The event, set for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, will happen at a new venue — the Plano Event Center— this year. Last...

read more
City engineer highlights capital projects

City engineer highlights capital projects

Completed and planned capital projects were highlighted for council members during a work session held last week. Presented by City Engineer Tim Porter Tuesday, Feb. 13, prior to the regular meeting, the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) project status and proposed...

read more
Garland man charged with murder of Wylie resident

Garland man charged with murder of Wylie resident

A Garland man has been arrested for the murder of a 23-year-old Wylie man who died of a fentanyl overdose. Wylie police reported Thursday, Feb. 15, that Garland resident Kennedy Kirby, 30, was charged with murder. The investigation began with the Jan. 11 overdose...

read more
Country Club, FM 544 rail crossing closure

Country Club, FM 544 rail crossing closure

The city of Wylie is advising residents to seek an alternate route due to a traffic disruption for the next few days. A scheduled closing of Country Club Road north of FM 544 at the railroad tracks, in both directions, will begin at 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16 and extend...

read more
Capital projects discussed

Capital projects discussed

The focal point of the Tuesday, Feb. 13 regular council meeting was a work session regarding the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) project status and proposed CIP five-year plan led by City Engineer Tim Porter. Recently completed capital projects include Wylie Fire...

read more
Order photos