2019 Memorial Day Observances In Eagle Country

All gave some, but some gave all.

Eagle Country 99.3 is proud to salute our U.S. military veterans and their brothers and sisters who have died in the line of duty.

Here is a list of local Memorial Day observances around the tri-state. If there is an event not on our list that you would like to see included, please email the full details to us.

In honor of the sacrifices of service members, Eagle Country 99.3 will be playing patriotic country music during the holiday weekend, May 25 through 27. 

 

FRIDAY, MAY 24

Milan, Ind. – The Milan Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6234 will host a Memorial Day service on Friday, May 24 at 6:00 p.m. The event will feature three guest speakers, a 21-gun salute and taps. Immediately following the service, dinner will be served at the VFW.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 26

Bright, Ind. - Gibson Cemetery will host a Memorial Day service at 12:15 p.m.

Dillsboro, Ind. - American Legion Northcutt-Laaker Post 292, Dillsboro will perform Memorial Day Services on Sunday, May 26 at 1:00 p.m. at Oakdale Cemetery in Dillsboro. For more information, please contact the Legion Post at (812) 432-9200. The Dillsboro Veterans Walk will be on display at Oakdale Cemetery from the evening of Friday, May 24 through Tuesday, May 27 to show appreciation for 277 veterans from the community who served.

Farmers Retreat, Ind. - American Legion Northcutt-Laaker Post 292, Dillsboro will perform Memorial Day Services on Sunday, May 26 at 3:00 p.m. at St. John Cemetery in Farmers Retreat. For more information, please contact the Legion Post at (812) 432-9200.

Hidden Valley, Ind. - A Memorial Day Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the HVL Veterans Memorial across from Willie's Sports Cafe. A parade will start immediately after the service (approx. 11:00 a.m.). All motorcycles, golf carts and other road legal vehicles are welcome to participate. 

 

 

MONDAY, MAY 27

Aurora, Ind. - A Memorial Day Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. at Riverview Cemetery. 

Batesville, Ind. – The Batesville Veterans War Post 3183 will host their annual Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 27. Several short services will be held at area cemeteries throughout the morning hours: Holy Family Catholic Church (8:00 a.m.); St. Anthony Catholic Church (8:30); St. Mark Lutheran Church (9:00); St. John’s United Church of Christ (9:30); St. Louis Catholic and Batesville United Methodist Church (10:00). Liberty Park Pavilion will also host a service at 11:00 a.m.

Brookville, Ind. – The Brookville American Legion will honor fallen heroes with a parade and service on Monday, May 27. The parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. at St. Michael Cemetery, proceeding to Maple Grove Cemetery, where a short service will be held.  

Cleves, Oh. – The Village of Cleves will hold a Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27 starting at 9:00 a.m.

Florence, Ky. - The City of Florence Memorial Day Parade & Program takes place on Monday, May 27 at 10:00 a.m. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at Boone County High School and ends at the Boone County Veterans Memorial located on the campus of the Florence Government Center. The memorial program begins at 11 a.m. at the Boone County Veterans Memorial. There will be musical performances by the Florence Community Band & Chorus along with a 21-gun salute by the Florence Police Honor Guard. Military personnel will also receive recognition.In addition to the parade and program. 

Greendale/Lawrenceburg, Ind. - Area residents are invited to attend a Memorial Day Parade in downtown Lawrenceburg on Monday, May 27 at 10:00 a.m. The parade will travel east on High Street to Walnut Street then continue to St. Lawrence Church. A ceremony will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Soldiers Circle at the Greendale Cemetery, where Judge James D. Humphrey will be the guest speaker. After the ceremony, all are invited to an open house at American Legion Post 239, 201 2nd Street in Lawrenceburg, for refreshments.

Green Township, Oh. - All are invited to the annual VFW Post 10380 Memorial Day Ceremony at the Green Township Veterans Plaza, 6303 Harrison Avenue starting at 2:00 p.m.

Harrison, Oh. - A parade will take place at 10:00 a.m. beginning at Harrison Elementary School. A short service will immediately follow at Glen Haven Cemetery. U.S. Navy Veteran Chrissy Heim is the scheduled guest speaker. 

Rising Sun, Ind. - A Memorial Day parade and ceremony will be held on Monday, May 27. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Mill Lot on Poplar Street and will finish at the Ohio County Courthouse. A short service will follow the parade at the courthouse at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be available immediately following the ceremony at the Rising Sun Legion. 

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