Ledford celebrates 100th birthday

Clay County World War II veteran Henry Ledford participated in the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. and celebrated his 100th birthday while there.

He also took part in the wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Honor Flight Kentucky is a non-profit group that recently flew World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans to Washington, D.C. for a one-day, all-expenses paid visit to the memorials that are dedicated to their service and sacrifices.

Ledford capped off his birthday celebration with a party at Big Creek Elementary attended by many.