The City of Russellville invited residents to gather together on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on our nation to pay tribute to the innocent lives we lost that day.

During the commemoration, they also honored the Arkansas citizens who perished that day with a reading, prayer, and music that was performed by the Arkansas Tech University band.

The event was held on Saturday morning, September 11th at 9 a.m. on the steps of the Pope County Courthouse located at the intersection of Main Street and Arkansas Avenue.

While the ceremony was underway, traffic was closed on West Main Street from Commerce Avenue to Arkansas Avenue.

The attached photos and the following video were captured from the commemoration.