Purple Heart ceremony to be held Sunday in Rocher

The Village of Prairie du Rocher and Prairie du Rocher American Legion Post 622 is inviting all to come help celebrate the village becoming a Purple Heart City.

On Aug. 6, at 1 p.m., a ceremony will be held at the American Legion Post, 509 Henry Street, where a proclamation declaring the village as a Purple Heart City will be signed. Area Purple Heart recipients will also be recognized and honored for the sacrifices they have made.

For more on the ceremony, please see this week’s print edition.