Memorial Day ceremonies set Monday in several county locations
Memorial Day services are scheduled for Monday, May 25 in several Putnam County locations.
In the northern part of the county, Roachdale VFW Post 3284 will conduct its traditional series of Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday at the following locations and times:
• Blakesburg, 8:15 a.m.
• Bainbridge, 8:45 a.m.
• Clear Creek (Heritage Lake), 9:15 a.m.
• New Maysville, 9:45 a.m.
• North Salem, 10:15 a.m.
• Barnard, 10:45 a.m.
• Roachdale Cemetery, 11 a.m.
• Ladoga, 11:30 a.m.
• Roachdale Library, noon.
Meanwhile, Cloverdale American Legion Post 281 will conduct a Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at Cloverdale Cemetery.
In Greencastle, the Veterans Section in the southwest corner of Forest Hill Cemetery will be the scene of the traditional Memorial Day observance at 10 a.m. Monday, conducted by an Honor Guard composed of Greencastle VFW Post 1550 and Greencastle American Legion Post 58 members.
Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend any of the local services.
Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, is a day of remembering the men and women who have died while serving in the United States military service.