Special Events

Area towns schedule Memorial Day programs

The following Memorial Day programs are planned by area communities on Monday, May 27:
• Petersburg Memorial Day program will be held at the American Legion Hall at 9 a.m., followed by ceremonies at the cemeteries.
• St. Edward program begins at 9:45 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, with a military flyover by the Air National Guard 155th Air Refueling Wing at 10 a.m., weather permitting. Lunch at community building.
• Newman Grove service begins at 10:30 a.m. at Hope Cemetery, followed by dinner at the Newman Grove Bowl.
• Albion’s Memorial Day program will be at 11 a.m. on the Boone County Courthouse lawn, followed by a ceremony for the Living Auxiliary Member at the downtown mini-park and breakfast at the Vet’s Club.