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Veteran of the Month: Farris Hurst

Veteran of the Month: Farris Hurst

By Milan Eagle Media Farris Hurst was born in Tazewell, TN in 1950, he is the 7th of 14 children. His dad was the 7th of 9 children and his mom was the 7th of 12 children. When he was 3 years old his father moved the family (at this time his wife and 8 […]

Veteran of the Month: Mike Bell

Veteran of the Month: Mike Bell

M ike Bell has always lived in Milan. On March 3, 1966 Mike joined the United States Marine Corps on a 120 day plan. He had always wanted to be a Marine and believed there was no better branch of the military than the Marines. Upon his graduation from Milan High School he headed west […]

Veteran of the Month Vance McCrumb

Veteran of the Month Vance McCrumb

By Milan Eagle Media Vance McCrumb was born in Lansing, Michigan in 1943. His grandfather served in WWI, his two uncles served in WWII and his brother served in Vietnam. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1962. Prior to his graduation he enlisted (deferred) in the Air Force and after graduation he slept till […]

Group’s donation of a Harley greatly appreciated

Group’s donation of a  Harley greatly appreciated

By Milan Eagle Media Foundation 14, a private, non-profit organization was founded by Maria Caruso and Jay Holly. They are committed to supporting our military veterans and their passion for riding, doing everything they can to get veterans on the road. They raise funds and awareness for disabled veterans and established the Motorcycle Modification Fund […]

Milan pays tribute to American heroes on Veterans Day

Milan pays tribute to American heroes on Veterans Day

By Milan Eagle Media Milan residents, bundled in jackets and mittens, came out to Wilson Park the evening of November 11 and eagerly gathered in front of the Wall of Honor. Mayor Michael Armitage, Master of Ceremonies, welcomed everyone to the annual Veteran’s Day Celebration to honor veterans who made self-sacrifices to serve our country. […]

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