Memorial Bench Damage An Accident

Memorial benchAn attempt to straighten the legs on the World War I Memorial bench at Celebration Plaza by two 13-year olds failed, according to Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders. Sanders said legs on the bench were wobbly and the lad wanted to straighten the legs. The bench fell over and the boys panicked and ran. Tuesday afternoon, the lad, along with his parents, told Sulphur Springs’ police investigator Monty Tipps the accident was not intentional. Tipps and Sanders said the lad was very sorry about the mishap. No charges will be filed in the matter. Pioneer Memorial will give a bid to the Veteran’s Memorial group regarding cost of repair, according to Tommy Allison, member of the Veteran’s Memorial Committee and Marine Corp League.




Author: Staff Reporter

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