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New mural nears completion in Herrin

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WILLIAMSON CO. -- Downtown Herrin continues to become more colorful as another new mural nears completion.

The Herrin Chamber of Commerce Mural Initiative is a program adopted to help promote the culture and heritage of the city.

The city has already completed murals highlighting the Tigers and HerrinFesta.

The most recent mural is a work in progress and supports the town's veterans, It's near the Doughboy statue across from city hall.

"A big thank you to the active military and the veterans out there. We're real proud to put this one up," said local artist Kris Killman.

Killman says he's planning to complete the mural by the city's annual Memorial Day celebration.

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