Honoring Fallen Heroes event Saturday, March 22

A time of reflection, honor and remembrance is set aside Saturday, March 22, when fallen heroes of Hood County will be remembered at the U.S. Veterans Museum, 601 N. Thorp Springs Road.

The honorees include:

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Riley C. Stephens, of Tolar.

Deputy Sheriff Larry John Miller of the Hood County Sheriff’s Department.

Sgt. Lance Allen “Lou” McLean of the Hood County Sheriff’s Department.

This will be a time for people of all ages (children are invited) to remember and honor those who sacrifice so that we may enjoy the freedoms we experience on a daily basis, according to event organizers.

The program begins at 11 a.m. Parking will be available at the U.S. Veterans Museum, the nearby Jim Burks Firefighters Memorial Park at 550 N. Travis St., the First National Bank lot at the Intersection of North Houston and Lipan Highway.

The city of Granbury and Hood County are joining the U.S. Veterans Museum for this program. Memorial donations to the museum are planned by the Stephens and Green families.

All who are currently serving or have previously served our community and country are encouraged to attend in uniform.