WWII Monument Planned In Kentucky

Planning is underway for a monument in Ashland, Kentucky that would list the names of all people from Boyd County who served in World War II.The Independent reports the Ashland Rotary Club is planning a 79-foot wall that would have 6,700 names laser-etched on it. Cheryl Spriggs is spearheading the project and says the organization has raised about $20,000 and hopes to double that. She says Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has agreed to attend an Aug. 21 fundraiser for the project. The group hopes to have the wall completed in 2020.

Source: MG News

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