Putnam County Observes Memorial Day With Multiple Events


Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember the men and women who have died while serving in the United States military service.  On Monday, May 28 Putnam County organizations will conduct several services in observance of the National Holiday.

In Greencastle, a traditional Memorial Day ceremony will be conducted by an Honor Guard made up of Greencastle VFW Post 1550 and Greencastle American Legion Post 58 members.  The Ceremony will start a 10 a.m. Monday in the Veterans Section of Forest Hill Cemetery.

The Cloverdale American Legion Post 281 will hold a ceremony at the Cloverdale Cemetery, starting at 11 a.m.

The Roachdale VFW Post 3284 will conduct ceremonies at the following locations:

— 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.

The community is invited and encouraged to attend any of the local services.

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