SERVING THOSE WHO SERVE: Communities honoring veterans with events across East Texas


TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Communities and organizations across East Texas are honoring veterans with events celebrating their service on Veterans Day Monday.

Events scheduled so far include:

McDonald’s restaurants:

  • The fast-food chain is offering a Veteran’s Day Discount on Veteran’s Day, 5:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Veterans can get a free breakfast combo meal or free combo meal.


Bullard High School Auditorium, FM 2493

  • Veterans Day Ceremony, 9:30 a.m.


Panola County Veterans Memorial Wall, next to the Old Jail Library and Museum downtown

  • Rededication of Veterans Memorial Wall, 11 a.m.


Kilgore College, Charles K. & Clyde W. Devall Student Center, 1116 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore TX 75662

  • Kilgore College will host a Veterans Day Celebration Monday, November 11, 1-3 p.m. For more information, call Angie Rice, KC veterans coordinator, at 903-988-7420.


Lindale Veterans Memorial, Intersection of East Valley and North Commerce Streets, Lindale TX 75771


St. Mary’s Catholic School, 405 Hollybrook Dr, Longview TX 75605

  • Ceremony honoring veterans, 11 a.m.


Cumberland Academy High School, 7200 Paluxy Drive, Tyler TX 75703

  • Cumberland High School will be honoring veterans in the Varsity Gym from 11 a.m.-noon. Following this there will be a luncheon from noon-1 p.m. If a veteran is interested in being honored at the ceremony, they must email with the subject RSVP Veterans Day and include name, branch of service, and combat experience if applicable. For more information, email
  • Times Square Grand Slam Theater, 5201 S. Broadway, Tyler, TX. veteran-owned Elder Law Firm will host a movie showing for veterans at 2:30 p.m. Each guest will receive a complimentary small drink, tray of popcorn and candy.


Mozelle Brown Elementary School, 14600 County Rd 2191, Tyler TX 75703

  • Please join us for our Veterans Day Program. We will have a light reception from 8:30-9:15 a.m. for all Veterans or Active Duty Service Men and Women.


Winona High School, 611 Wildcat Drive, Winona TX 75792

  • “Celebrating Veterans Day,” 10 a.m.

East Texas Veterans Alliance

Tyler Rose Garden Center, 420 Rose Park Drive, Tyler, Texas 75702

  • “Dancing Among the Stars,” 4th annual Military Dinner and Dance, Friday, November 15, 6-10 p.m. Tickets are $40 each or $75 per couple. Tickets are available from See the Facebook post or website for more information.

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