The City of Crocker was recently recognized as a Purple Heart City.

At Monday's City Council Meeting, Everett Kelley, a representative for the Order of the Purple Heart for the state of Missouri ,presented Mayor Jim Morgan with a Purple Heart Flag and plaque.

The flag now flies at the VDW. American Legion Memorial in Crocker.

The City of Crocker now joins the cities of St. Robert, Waynesville, Pulaski County and DAV Chapter # 49 to receive the Purple Heart Recognition.