Street Named For Fallen Serviceman

Plattsmouth's first street naming ceremony is Monday, March 7th at 6pm.

In December the Plattsmouth City Council passed a resolution stating a street would continue to have its ‘official’ name but could also have a ‘commemorative’ name.

The Cassgram the new policy allows for Commemorative Street Name requests to be made to honor active duty military personnel from Plattsmouth killed in hostile fire zones after January 1st, 2010.

The signs will be brown with white lettering and the city will pay the cost of two signs and their installation.

On March 7th, the city will unveil the Commemorative Street Signs in honor of Army Spc. Blaine E. Redding. He lost his life in a road bomb explosion in Afghanistan last June.

Ceremony participants on Pleasant Drive at 8th Avenue will include the Plattsmouth VFW, Plattsmouth American Legion, Plattsmouth High School ROTC, and Spc. Redding’s family members.

The public is invited and welcome.

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