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Memorial Day observance Monday

    memorialday      Local observance of Memorial Day, remembrance of Americans fallen in war to preserve our freedoms, will take place this year on the national holiday, Monday, May 28, within the veterans’ section of Sunrise Memorial Gardens. That is the cemetery directly across State Highway 53 from McDonald’s in Jasper.

     Retired Brigadier General Joseph “Buck” Camp, Jr. will speak. Ceremonies begin at 10 a.m., with local chapters of the American Legion, DAV and Marine Corps League cooperating in the event.