August 26, 2015 - World War II came to an end with the formal surrender of the Japanese on September 2, 1945 aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay and this day has become known as VJ Day (Victory over Japan).
August 17, 2015 - August 31st, 2010 marked the official end to US Combat Operation in Iraq and the Veterans of Foreign Wars have added it to their commemorative calendar to insure the patriotism and sacrifices of this generation are never forgotten by the American people.
Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 and the Ladies Auxiliary invite all Iraq Veterans and the public to a remembrance program to be held at the Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse, Monday, August 31st at 10:30 am.
July 20, 2015 - During the dog days of summer Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 and the Ladies Auxiliary invite area Junior High and High School students to start thinking about entering one of the youth essay programs available to them. Home schooled students are also eligible to enter.