Local veteran to be on Honor Flight

Red Bud resident Raymond Rogers will be traveling to Washington, D.C. on May 9 with the Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois based out of Marion.

Rogers served in the Air Force from 1955-1975 and is a Vietnam veteran.

Anyone can be a part of the Honor Flight experience by writing a letter to Rogers thanking him for his service. Letters or cards may be typed or hand-written and can be mailed directly to the airport or may be dropped at the North County News office no later than Monday, April 24.

For more on the Honor Flight, please see this week’s print edition.