Memorial honors NKY man killed in 9/11 attacks


On the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a memorial will be held in honor of Brian P. Williams. Williams died in the 9/11 attacks.

Sunday, September 11 marks 15 years since the 9/11 attacks on U.S. soil. Though  Northern Kentucky University does not have an official memorial service planned, NKU students can still participate in a memorial service in the surrounding Tri-State community.

The public is invited to attend a 9/11 Memorial service at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Crescent Springs Community Park.  

The family of Brian P. Williams, a Northern Kentucky native who died in the World Trade Center attacks, will be there to reveal a monument in his honor.

The memorial was dedicated in 2015 after over three years of construction, The Cincinnati Enquirer reported. The memorial features artistic renderings of the Twin Towers as well as a timeline of the events that occurred on the day that changed America 15 years ago.