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By Teresa Simpson
The Gazette 

Steptoe hosts Wreaths Across America at cemetery


November 30, 2023

STEPTOE — There will be a Wreaths Across America (WAA) wreath-laying ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 16, in observance of National WWA Day at noon at Steptoe Bethel Cemetery, Scholz Road, Box 76.

Organizer Cherry Alice Van Tine said this year’s event honors 122 veterans, two more than last year’s event.

The event will have a special ceremony to recognize each Armed Forces branch, and Emergency Responders will be recognized.

Van Tine said that volunteer veterans present honorees, and this year, the Steptoe School sixth, seventh, and eighth graders will come to help set up for the ceremon...

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