The Sidney Sun-Telegraph - Serving proudly since 1873 as the beautiful Nebraska Panhandle's first newspaper

By Forrest Hershberger
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Solemn Celebrating

 

In a few days, the flags will fly a little higher, grills will burn a little hotter and many will take the time to remember.

It is a time to celebrate, although probably not in the raucous out-of-control method many might envision

Memorial Day, once called Decoration Day, is a time to remember those who committed to the call of their country, and paid the ultimate sacrifice in doing so. It is a time for family, but it should be prioritized by remembering our freedoms, where we are since the calls for freedom from Britain were first sounded. It hasn’t been an easy road. Growing pains have...



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