Crossett Mayor Crystal Marshall issued a proclamation on Monday, May 22 declaring it as Poppy Day in the city from this point forward.

The proclamation asks that all citizens of Crossett “pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of freedom by wearing the Memorial Poppy during this month.”

The proclamation also declares, “America is the land of freedom, preserved and protected willingly and freely by citizen soldiers,” and that “millions who have answered the call to arms have died on the field of battle.”

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