Today, Memorial Day, is a day to reflect and remember those who made the supreme sacrifice for our freedom.
Several Memorial Day services are planned for Monday, May 28. In Knox, a ceremony will be held at the Starke County Courthouse at 9 a.m. followed by a parade to Oak Hill Cemetery where there will be another short ceremony. There will also be a brief ceremony in memory of Indiana National Guard Spc. Robert Tauteris, Jr. of Hamlet.
In North Judson, the Harry L. Keller Post #92 American Legion members, along with the members of the Auxiliary and Sons of American Legion Squad #92, will lead a parade down Main Street to the Pioneer Cemetery in North Judson for services at 9 a.m. Services at the San Pierre Cemetery are scheduled for Monday at 10 a.m., a wreath will be deposited in the river on Highway 421 at 11 a.m. and the last service will be at 11 a.m. in Velmar Memorial Park in LaCrosse.
In Pulaski County, several members of the American Legion and VFW Posts will conduct a Memorial Day program at 11 a.m. on the courthouse lawn in Winamac. Wreaths will be placed at the memorial by the American Legion and VFW Auxiliaries. The VFW will be visiting the following cemeteries: Mount Zion at 9:30 a.m., Reed Cemetery at 9:45 a.m., St. Peter’s at 10 a.m., McKinley at 10:15 a.m., and Winamac at 10:20 a.m. The American Legion will visit the Buck Cemetery at 9 a.m., Pro Cemetery at 9:15 a.m., St. Joe (South) Cemetery at 9:30 a.m., Pulaski Presbyterian Cemetery at 9:40 a.m., St. Joe (West) at 9:55 a.m., Star City West, Inc. (I.O.O.F.) at 10:15 a.m. and Star City Town at 10:25 a.m. All times are in the Eastern Time Zone.