At the American Legion Ninth District meeting last Saturday at the Arbovale Community Center, the Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps performed the Post Everlasting ceremony for those who have passed away since the last meeting. Honor Corps Commander Rick Wooddell, left, read the names of the deceased, and at the end of the service, Steve Fierbaugh, right, placed an American Legion cap on three crossed rifles as part of the memorial. S. Stewart photo

Suzanne Stewart
Staff Writer

American Legion Posts in Pocahontas, Tucker, Randolph, Nicholas, Webster and Greenbrier counties met last Saturday at the Arbovale Community Center for the Ninth District’s annual fall conference.

Hosted by Allegheny Post 117, the meeting provided an opportunity for members to catch up on events from other counties and discuss future plans.

District Commander Barbara Burdette addressed those in attendance sharing good news and displaying awards from the National Convention.

“We met all the target dates,” she said. “We were one hundred percent, and we made one hundred percent at the end of the counting time, and that was in all fifty-five departments. That’s…

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