Russell County to honor veterans in Nov. 11 ceremony

Russell County is holding a Veterans Day celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Phenix City amphitheater.

The Russell County JROTC, the Central High JROTC, the Russell County High School band and chorus will participate in the ceremonies and Miss Phenix City Outstanding Teen Bria Kalpen and Miss Phenix City LeLeigh Edwards will sing the National Anthem and God Bless America.

The guest speaker for the ceremony will be former Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, John Gwizdak.