Special recognition

Greg Cheeks was recognized Tuesday by Wellsburg Mayor Sue Simonetti and Wellsburg Council for his efforts in bringing the West Virginia Vietnam Veterans Mobile Wall to the city’s Central Park during its Independence Day celebration. Taking part were, front, from left, Councilmen Mike Mitchell and Brian Tennant; Simonetti; Cheeks; and City Manager Mark Henne; and back, Councilmen Randy Fletcher, Paul T. Billiard and Tom R. Diserio; City Clerk Andrea Morris; and council members Della Serevicz and Charlie Harris. There are plans to recognize the volunteer 4th of July Committee and organizers of the Oil Can Derby, also a part of the festivities, at a future date. — Warren Scott