War memorial work to begin this week

August 3, 2011 • Local News, News

Construction on the new Chaves County War Memorial is slated to begin this week in hopes of erecting the monument just before the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.

“Hopefully it will be done before Sept. 9,” and in time for a dedication ceremony slated for Saturday, Sept. 10, War Memorial Committee president Michael Trujillo said Tuesday in an interview.

The war memorial, intended to be an addition to the Veterans Memorial in front of the Chaves County Administrative Center, originally had trouble getting off the ground when county commissioners discovered it would cost $100,000 more than what was Login to read more

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