Memorial Day Services Planned on Downtown Court Square

MAY 23, 2006 - Posted at 2:36 p.m. CST

JONESBORO, AR - Memorial Day will be observed in downtown Jonesboro Monday morning with a 9 a.m. ceremony at the Craighead County Veterans Monument, on the front lawn of the Craighead County Courthouse.

A brief program and ceremony will feature auxillary representatives of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars and other organizations, as well as a bagpiper and the Jonesboro Police Department Honor Guard.

Also, a brief flag-raising ceremony is set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro, on Washington Street.