CLUB DEDICATES TREE TO MEDINA D-DAY VETERAN November 18, 2020 - 05:00 Posted in: News Last Wednesday, the Rose Garden Club of Medina held a dedication ceremony at Medina Methodist Church for a Monterrey Oak tree that was planted in honor of Sir Norman Riggsby, longtime Medina resident and D-Day veteran whose career included serving at the Nuremberg Trials and escorting General George S. Patton through Paris. The planting of the tree was to celebrate Texas State Arbor Day, which falls on the first Friday of November. This day was established in Texas because the cooler temperatures create more favorable conditions for successful tree planting. Riggsby specifically requested that the tree planted was an oak because it ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!