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Memorial service bittersweet, says Schultz

A large group of patriotic county residents turned out at the foot of the Adams County Courthouse on Monday morning to reflect on the lives of those veterans who had sacrificed on behalf of our country. Monday’s Decatur service was the only one held in the county this year. One perennial attender at the Memorial Day Service is Decatur Mayor John Schulz. Following Monday’s service honoring the fallen, Schultz said: “This is a very bittersweet time. We are sad we lose people but happy because of those who are willing to come out and pray and remember.” Schultz served in Vietnam in 1970-71. Monday’s keynote speaker was Lt. Commander Cameron Collier, U.S. Navy and currently a member of the Navy Reserve. “We’re here today to honor our heroes, to remember their achievements, their courage and dedication and to say thank you for their sacrifices,” said Collier. “Thinking of the heroes who join us in this group today and those who are here in spirit, a person c... Read More >