The light blue semi-tractor trailer led a handful of trucks and vehicles adorned with flapping American flags down Garner Lake Road in Gillette.
The 73-year-old retired teacher from Sheridan joined the convoy because she saw it as a vehicle to help unite a very divided country by gathering under one common flag and calling for freedom.
Floyd Hermes was a trucker right up until his death. He parked his truck for the last time on Feb. 10. Two days later, he died. His wife, on Thursday, donated some of his gear to a trucker who truly needed it.
Attendees of the Interstate 90 leg of the “Peoples’ Convoy” told Cowboy State Daily the event wasn’t just about Covid-related mandates but a way to protest loss of many freedoms.
Hundreds of flag-waving people lined up along the interstate to welcome the Peoples’ Convoy through Cheyenne on Thursday.
Four women in Gillette who are fed up with what they see as government overreach and direct assaults on freedom are taking part in the “People’s Convoy,” a group of trucks traveling through Gillette on Thursday on the way to Washington, D.C.
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