Webster City will honor the nation’s servicemen and women at two services on Friday,November 10. The Webster City American Legion will have its service at 10:30 Friday morning at the Webster City Middle School multi-purpose room. Local American Legion commander Marvin Carr will be the keynote speaker at the service. Rev. Jeff Flagg of Asbury United Methodist Church will deliver the invocation and benediction. There will be music by the Webster City Middle School band. The Webster City American Legion Post Honor Guard will deliver a 21 gun salute to the veterans. The playing of Taps will be by Devon Stoakes and Gracie Anderson. Sirens in Webster City will sound at approximately 11:00 a.m. in honor of Veterans Day.
The Webster City High School will have its Veterans Day service on Friday afternoon at 1:00 in the school gym. There will be music and special speakers featured in this ceremony.
Both services are open to the public.
Due to the fact that Veterans Day is on a Saturday this year, there will be closings of governmental offices on Friday,November 10. The Webster City Municipal Building,Hamilton County Courthouse and all county offices will be closed for the day. The Farm Service Agency office will also be closed.There will be mail delivery on Friday,November 10 from the Webster City and area post offices however there will be no delivery of mail on Saturday, November 11. The Webster City post office customer service window will be closed however the box lobby will be open as usual for postal box holders. Mail service will resume on Monday,November 13.