Shelby County welcomes home troops

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 21, 2008

By AMY GORDON / Staff Writer

Shelby County-area soldiers with the 131st Armor Division of the Army National Guard recently returned from Iraq and will be welcomed home at a homecoming celebration planned for 6 p.m. Saturday at the Calera Armory.

The public is invited to attend.

There will be a $10 charge for non-military personnel; the money will be donated to the Calera Army National Guard unit.

Military family members may attend free. Knova Jones, a Birmingham-based southern rock band, will entertain.

The armory is at 1320 8th Avenue in Calera