We at the Milan Eagle hope all in our community are doing well during this crisis. We will all get through this together. In order to keep people safe and distanced we did not produce a Milan Eagle newspaper for April. Further months have not been determined as we want to adhere to state guidelines and protect the community. We appreciate all our advertisers and readers and look forward to serving everyone again.God bless.
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Veteran of the Month: Jim Slater

Veteran of the Month: Jim Slater

By Joyce Ervin Jim Slater of Milan served in the U.S. Air Force from 1965 to 1968. He completed his basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas before being transferred to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, where he received his training in inspection of survival equipment. If you were a pilot, on […]

Veteran of the Month: Charles Cleon Wright

Veteran of the Month: Charles Cleon Wright

By Milan Eagle media Charles Cleon Wright was born April 12, 1927 in Beefhide, KY. He was the 10th of 12 children to Joe and Winnie Wright. His father was a farmer and his mother was a business woman. Cleon attended grade school in a two-room schoolhouse. One room was first through fourth grades while […]

SCENES FROM VETERANS DAY

Photos by Mary Kerkes

Veteran of the Month: Jack McClary

Veteran of the Month: Jack McClary

By Joyce Ervin A favorite son of Milan, 100-year-old Capt. Jack McClary, a World War II veteran, was recently honored at a University of Michigan football game as “Veteran of the Game”. While the crowd cheered the alumnus, a short history of his military service, collegiate career and employment at the university, scrolled over the […]

Jack gets another motorcycle ride

By Joyce Ervin A one-hundred-year old World War II veteran and former motorcyclist, Jack McClary, took his second ride in Dan ‘Griz’ Kofahl’s Indian Vintage 2016 bike with side car. The second- annual Jack’s Ride was sponsored by the Iron Circle Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club. McClary was very pleased with this ride, as the caravan […]

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