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Gold Star luminary ceremony honors mothers of soldiers killed in action

Monday, September 26, 2011 | 10:07 a.m. CDT; updated 12:12 p.m. CDT, Monday, September 26, 2011
BY Hilary Niles

COLUMBIA — Seventy-five star-emblazoned luminaries lit the paths to the island in Stephens Lake Park on Sunday night as military families and their supporters celebrated Gold Star Mother's Day in honor of mothers whose children died while serving their country.

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