An empty table signifies the loss of soldiers who are listed as Missing in Action or Prisoners of War. Friday September 16th is POW MIA Recognition Day. At ceremonies at the Farmington VFW, Delores Brooks spoke of her late husband Bob, held during the Korean War. She said he came home a greater patriot than he left, "You didn't disrespect the flag in front of Bob," she said. I thank Mr.
On Thursday, September 15th, the flower show "Leafing through Literature" was on display at the Farmington Public Library. Arrangements were based on books and others were single blooms entered in the show. Congratulations to Farmington's three garden clubs hosting the show.
Beautiful Clearwater Lake in Wayne County continues to welcome campers as the weather starts to cool. Nearby Piedmont is making plans for its annual Fall Festival October 15th which kicks off with a parade.
On Thursday, September 18th, MoDOT held its second annual Day of Remembrance to honor the MoDOT workers who have died in the line of duty. At 1:31 p.m. on Thursday September 18th, a moment of silence was observed across the state of Missouri to remember those who have fallen.
On Friday, September 9th, Congressman Smith attended a memorial ceremony for the 15th anniversary of the attack on September 11th.
On Friday, September 2nd, Congressman Smith welcomed hundreds of Missourians to the Fisher Delta Research Center's 55th Annual Field Day. The 8th Congressional District is Missouri's leader in agriculture, and the Delta Center is a huge part of what makes that possible.
On Wednesday, August 31st, Congressman Smith visited the Bank of Advance. The Bank of Advance has an incredible history as a family-owned community bank.
On Tuesday, August 30th, Congressman Smith had the pleasure of kicking off the Boost Your Business seminar in Farmington. There are over 500,000 small businesses in Missouri and over 18,000 in the 8th Congressional District alone. Small business make up 97.5% of all Missouri businesses and employ over 1.1 million people.
Congratulations to Washington County on another successful farm tour and field dinner. Presiding Commissioner Marvin Wright joined in on the fun by helping out as a waiter to celebrate home grown products.
Congratulations to the organizers of Farmington's Walk to End Alzheimer's which raised over $30,000 for research on August 27th.