Members of Leonard Whitehill American Legion Auxiliary Post 189 will be collecting freewill donations for veterans in exchange for red poppies  Saturday in Augusta and Rose Hill.

These poppies are constructed by veterans in the Robert Dole Veterans Administration Hospital in Wichita as well as those in the Veterans Home at Winfield.


Members of Leonard Whitehill American Legion Auxiliary Post 189 will be collecting donations for veterans in exchange for red poppies  Saturday in Augusta and Rose Hill.
These poppies are constructed by veterans in the Robert Dole Veterans Administration Hospital in Wichita as well as those in the Veterans Home at Winfield.
The manufacture of these  remembrance poppies by disabled veterans began in 1922.
Sunday, Monday
Memorial Day services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Leon Cemetery by the local Legion organizations.
They will be at the Rose Hill Cemetery at 10 a.m. Monday