Several Veteran Day programs and ceremonies took place yesterday in the area as we honored those individuals who have helped protect this country.
Newstalk 1060 broadcasted the ceremony at the Rochelle Middle School which was attended by local residents and over 500 students.
The guest speaker was Vietnam Veteran Jim Pokryfke of Rochelle.
Rochelle Middle School Principal Mike Valentine also spoke during the event.
RTHS also had a breakfast for local veterans along with 2 presentations for the students. Local Veterans spoke to the teens in the RTHS Auditorium.
Programs also took place at Steward, Creston, Eswood, and Kings Grade Schools along with the Oregon VFW Post 8739.