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Masons place wreath at monument

Butler County Masons placed a wreath next to the Operation Desert Storm monument at the Butler County Courthouse Saturday as part of the Wreaths Across America campaign. Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization started to continue and expand the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery started by Morrill Worcester in 1992. The organization helps coordinate wreath laying ceremonies on the second Saturday of December at Arlington, as well as veterans’ cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states. Pictured are, from left to right, Bob George, Mike Shaw, Wesley Davenport, Terry Mullins, Byron Ward, Isaac Ward and Jerry Hardester. (Advocate Staff/ Beth Hyatt)

Butler County Masons placed a wreath next to the Operation Desert Storm monument at the Butler County Courthouse Saturday as part of the Wreaths Across America campaign. Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization started to continue and expand the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery started by Morrill Worcester in 1992. The organization helps coordinate wreath laying ceremonies on the second Saturday of December at Arlington, as well as veterans’ cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states. Pictured are, from left to right, Bob George, Mike Shaw, Wesley Davenport, Terry Mullins, Byron Ward, Isaac Ward and Jerry Hardester. (Advocate Staff/ Beth Hyatt)

Butler County Masons placed a wreath next to the Operation Desert Storm monument at the Butler County Courthouse Saturday as part of the Wreaths Across America campaign.

Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization started to continue and expand the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery started by Morrill Worcester in 1992. The organization helps coordinate wreath laying ceremonies on the second Saturday of December at Arlington, as well as veterans’ cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states.