American Legion to host fundraiser for wounded soldier

SIDNEY A fundraiser to assist an injured soldier, and Afton graduate, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Sidney American Legion.



Spc. Matthew Cooke, a victim of the Nov. 5 Fort Hood, Texas shooting, is currently undergoing a long rehabilitation due to injuries he sustained when Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan opened fire in a processing center, killing 13 people and wounding 30, according to Legion member Larry Halbert.


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