The Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary’s new officers for the 2011-12 year pose together for a picture. From left is President Sharon Shreve; secretary Betty Sweeney; senior vice president Kim Patrick; conductress Doris Turner; junior vice president Darlene Schneider; guard Terri Winkler and treasurer Nelda Gray.
VFW officers for 2011-12 are, from left, commander Kerry James, senior vice commander Clifton Crawford; house committees Emory Yaggi; adjutant Dennis Shreve; quarter master Mike Schneider; surgeon Ross Riley; chaplain Ron Carlson; junior vice commander Andy King and advocate Elmer Goffinet.
Winners of the Voice of Democracy essay contest were also recognized. Deidra Dickerson, left, of Perry Central High School was one student honored. She poses here with VFW Commander Kerry James and her mother, Dixie Dickerson.
Andi Baur, left, was also a Voice of Democracy winner. The Cannelton High School student poses with James and her mother, Libby Baur.