(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – Memorial Day is celebrated by most as the start of summer, but its ultimate meaning is far more important than grill-outs and vacations.
It’s a day to remember and pay respects to members of the United State military who gave their lives to preserve freedom.
There are many Memorial Day services being held around the tri-state this weekend. We have a full list below.
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Bright, Ind. - Memorial services will be held at Gibson Cemetery at 12:00 p.m.
Dillsboro, Ind. - The American Legion Northcutt-Laaker Post 292 will hold services at 1:00 p.m. at Oakdale Cemetery in Dillsboro; and at 3:00 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Farmers Retreat.
Batesville, Ind. - The Batesville Memorial Day Parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at Liberty Park with a special memorial service.
Florence, Ky. - The city will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Boone County High School and go down Ewing Boulevard before ending at the Florence Government Center. A program will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Boone County Veterans Memorial.
Harrison, Oh. - A Memorial Day parade by the Harrison Veterans Memorial Association will have its annual parade from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Lawrenceburg, Ind. - The Lawrenceburg American Legion will hold their annual Memorial Day Parade beginning at 10:00 a.m. The parade will proceed from Walnut Street to US 50. A service will be held at Greendale Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. with a presentation from Dearborn Circuit Court Judge James Humphrey.
New Alsace, Ind. - The New Alsace American Legion Post 452 will hold ceremonies at East Fork Cemetery at 8:30 a.m.; St. John (Dover) Cemetery at 9:00 a.m.; St. Martin (Yorkville) Cemetery at 9:30 a.m.; and St. Paul Cemetery (New Alsace) at 10:00 a.m.
Sunman, Ind. - The Sunman American Legion Post 337 will hold services at various local cemeteries. Meet at the post at 7:45 a.m. Final stop is St. Paul’s United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m.
Versailles, Ind. - A parade will begin at 10:00 a.m.
Vevay, Ind. - The American Legion Edwin C. Danner Post 185 will hold a service at the Veterans Memorial Monument at the Switzerland County Courthouse at 11:00 a.m. Held at Hoosier Theatre in event of weather. Luncheon to follow at the legion post on Ferry Street.
Walton, Ky. - A ceremony will be held at Walton Cemetery, on Church Street near City Hall, at 10:00 a.m.