Big Sandy American Legion celebrates 98 years in Big Sandy

The Big Sandy American Legion Post 50 celebrated a big birthday on March 17. They were charted on November 19, 1919 and this year the twenty-five members plus the Women's Auxiliary celebrated their 98th birthday.

Fifteen men were charter members when the Post was founded. They were Clyde Eckhart, Ben Walden, Ralph Weidrope, Arthur Tucker, Hans Henniksen, Frank Lyons, Arthur Borg, A. F. Wall, L. F. Cormody, J. Bert Britenbucker, Will Bowman, Roy Arnold, K. D. Arnold, Morris Arnold and A. M. Randall.

Today the Post meets the second Monday of the month at City Hall unless there is a snowstorm or...

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