A groundbreaking ceremony Thursday in Lantana officially marked the start of work on a specially adapted home for severely wounded veteran, SSgt. (Ret.) Johnnie Yellock II, USAF.
Officials from Denton County and area communities gathered to mark the start of the four-bedroom wheelchair-accessible home on Verbena Lane in the Bandera neighborhood through HelpingaHero.org.
The home will be built by Highland Homes with four bedrooms, three adapted bathrooms, an office, extended patio and other accessible features.
HelpingaHero.org is building four homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and has previously partnered on homes for five wounded warriors. In addition to the Lantana home...