Kosse mom runs 5K for military son, daughter

Two Groesbeck High School graduates now in the armed forces were present in spirit at Mexia’s Firecracker 5K Run on July 4, though physically they were respectively hundreds and thousands of miles away. Kenda Eckols, of Kosse, ran the 5K in honor of her daughter, Air Force 2nd Lt. Taylin Eckols, 24, stationed in Columbus, Miss., and her son, Marine Lance Cpl. Janzen Eckols, 21, stationed in Kuwait.
 
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