An annual program Monday at Houston Schools will honor area veterans.
Steve Grant of KY3 is the guest speaker of the veterans program that begins at 1 p.m. inside Hiett Gymnasium. The event will also include music and the presentation of medals for veterans.
The Waynesville Color Guard will present the colors for the program. The Houston High School band will play the national anthem, and the HHS choir will sing. First grade students from Houston Elementary School will sing as well.
A special reception will be held in the gym lobby following the program.
At Plato Schools, veterans will be recognized during an assembly at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Following the event, veterans are invited to a lunch sponsored by the Northwest Texas County Lions Club.
State and federal offices will be closed. There will be no mail delivery Monday.
Watch the program streamed live over the Internet at www.houstonherald.com/live.