Members of the Natchitoches Parish Law Enforcement community, Natchitoches Parish Fire services, Public Officials, Clergy, Public Works and citizens attended at 9.11 Memorial Service at the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office this morning, Sept. 11.
All who lost their lives on 9.11 were remembered with a moment of silence and prayer.
Deputies also honored former reserve Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputy and Natchitoches Public Works Director Paul Bryan Wimberly who passed Sept. 3, 2016 during a diving incident in Florida.
At a City Council meeting that evening Mayor Lee Posey thanked all the city employees that attended the event.
Deputies and Natchitoches City Fire Department presented Donna Wimberly plaques honoring Deputy Bryan Wimberly’s service to the citizens of the City of Natchitoches and Natchitoches Parish.
The NPSO Honor Guard presented the Colors.
Louisiana State Police also attended the services.
Reverend Thomas Rush of First Baptist Church, Reverend Otis Jackson of Christian Baptist Church, Father John O’Brien of St. Anthony Catholic Church attended the services in honor of the hero’s who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.