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Photo feature: Flyover named for veterans

Monday was a day dedicated to veterans as the new flyover bridge in Natchez was dedicated as the Veterans Memorial Bridge during a ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9573 headquarters on Seargent Prentiss Drive. Doug McCallister salutes the American flag after posting the colors during Monday’s dedication ceremony. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)

Monday was a day dedicated to veterans as the new flyover bridge in Natchez was dedicated as the Veterans Memorial Bridge during a ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9573 headquarters on Seargent Prentiss Drive. Doug McCallister salutes the American flag after posting the colors during Monday’s dedication ceremony. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)

Pat Williams, Rep. Robert Johnson, South District Transportation Commissioner Tom King, Ward 4 Alderman Tony Fields, Sue Price and Natchez Mayor Butch Brown unveil the new marker for the bridge. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)

Pat Williams, Rep. Robert Johnson, South District Transportation Commissioner Tom King, Ward 4 Alderman Tony Fields, Sue Price and Natchez Mayor Butch Brown unveil the new marker for the bridge. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)

 

Veteran Robert Moss bows his head as Taps are played in the distance. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)

Veteran Robert Moss bows his head as Taps are played in the distance. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)