POSTED: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 9:28pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 9:29pm
Longview, TX (Longview News-Journal) — Local veterans should soon have something worth saluting when they visit the Gregg County Veterans Service office.
“We’re going to upgrade a little bit,” Pct. 1 Commissioner Ronnie McKinney said, shortly before commissioners agreed to let four Longview High School artists paint a patriotic mural in the office on East Marshall Avenue at Alpine Road.
“We have about 10,000 veterans in Gregg County, and we’re going to put a monument up at the entrance there,” McKinney said. “It’s just something else kind of putting our actions in front of our words.”
The commissioner said the junior art students plan a mural for each branch of military service. The work could begin as soon as Saturday, he said.
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