The ‘Eternal Flame’ burns brightly again

Pictured is Air Force Veteran Bob Newman, relighting the monument on Nov. 13, the day before his 92nd birthday.

After being extinguished for approximately 40 years, the Fayette Gas Board and citizens of Fayette made a concerted effort to relight the “Eternal Flame of Freedom” that was erected on the Fayette Co. Courthouse lawn in the 1960s to honor “Veterans of all wars from Fayette County.”

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