Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3634 and American Legion Post 18 have been asked to perform the Opening Flag Ceremony on Memorial Day at the Boyle County Fairgrounds. The event is to celebrate the opening of the fair as well as a Memorial Day tribute to Armed Forces men and women. The event will take place at Floral Hall, at the top of the hill at the fairgrounds at 6:30 p.m. Monday. VFW members and the VFW ladies auxiliary, as well as Post 18 Honor Guard, will present the program. Everyone is invited to take part. The ceremony will include a presentation of colors, flag raising, the National Anthem, individual service flag presentation and military songs.
The Boyle County Court House will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. State and county offices will also be closed.