“It’s something that many communities across the state have done,” he says.
Missouri has more than 120 cities, villages, counties and organizations recognizing Purple Heart medal soldiers in such a way.
Chappell says the declaration process is more than a year in the making.
“There will be four signs purchased for $100 each,” he says. “There will be one north and south on Highway 65 and one east and west on Highway 36.”
The signs will go up at the city limits.