The VFW and American Legion posts have scheduled the annual Veterans Day observance for Monday, Nov. 12 in that Nov. 11 falls on a Sunday. The traditional program will begin at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial in front of the Barnesville Library.UPDATE: The current weather forecast for Monday calls for a cold rain at 11 a.m. If that forecast holds, the observance will move to the Barnesville civic center.The keynote speaker will be Barnesville native LTC John Cannafax, a graduate of Barnesville Academy and the U.S. Air Force Academy. As always, there will be traditional music, a bagpiper, the 21-gun salute and the reading of the names of veterans who have died during the past year.The post home will host a non-denominational sunrise service at its memorial garden on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 a.m. Senior vice commander Rev. Glen Vogel will officiate with junior vice commander Dr. Richard Wright providing music.That event will run about 30 minutes and is open to the public.
Veterans Day observance is Nov. 12; likely at civic center
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