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Memorial Day at Elizabeth includes parade, ceremony

Memorial Day at Elizabeth will include the annual parade and a ceremony at Rose Hill Cemetery ending with a 21-gun salute.
The parade, which forms east of town off S.R. 11, begins at 11 a.m.
Lee Cable of Elizabeth will give the keynote address, which will be based on the story of Frank Hulse of Elizabeth, a World War II veteran.
Food booths will be available adjacent to the Elizabeth Volunteer Fire Dept. firehouse and lunch will be served at the American Legion Hornickel Post.
VFW holds Memorial Day Saturday in Corydon
The VFW Old Capitol Post 2950 in Corydon will hold a Memorial Day Service Saturday, May 27, at 10 a.m. on the square in downtown Corydon. Lee Cable of Elizabeth will tell the story of Leonard Knear of Elizabeth, a World War II veteran who was injured in battle.
Memorial Day celebration at Marengo is Sunday
Annual Memorial Day services will be held at Old Town Big Springs Church (near Marengo Cemetery) on Sunday, May 28, at 2 p.m.
The military honors ceremony will be presented by American Legion Post 84, Robert Poe, commander. Brother Jason VanMeter will present the message, with music provided by Brother and Mrs. Loren Sweeney.
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
Sub vets, others to be honored Sunday
A Memorial Day observance will be held Sunday, May 28, at 4 p.m. hosted by the American Legion G.I. Joe Post 244 and the city of Jeffersontown, Ky., at the Jeffersontown Veterans Memorial Park off Taylorsville Road.
There will be a dedication of new Memorial Pavers, a World War II M-14 Torpedo and a ‘Tolling of the Boats’ Service for lost submarines.
The program will honor all submarine veterans, which includes several from Harrison County. The M-14 Torpedo will be permanently displayed in the Veterans Park.
The new Memorial Pavers will include veterans’ names in ‘The Walk of Veterans.’
Lt. Roscoe Burns Jr., USNR will be in command of ceremonies, and the keynote speaker will be Capt. Charles E. Ellis, USN (ret.), a former captain of the nuclear powered, attack submarine USS Louisville SSN724.
The ‘Tolling of the Boats’ ceremony will take place immediately following the main program in the Jeffersontown Community Center next to the park.
Uniform of the day is dress uniform for all veterans’ groups and military personnel, active and non-active.
For more information, call John Wright, committee chair/American Legion Service Officer, at 1-502-267-3040 or Terry Diehl of Ramsey, Tri-State SubVet at 347-0230.

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