Adena veteran speaks at Legion’s Memorial Day

BY ESTHER MCCOYHarrison News-Herald Staff Writer ADENA — An armed forces member who knows about combat and rescuing those injured was the guest speaker at the Adena American Legion Gilbert Koontz Unit 525. It was a wisp of a lady in camo fatigues who once had her...

Memorial Day services in Adena

A Memorial Day Service is scheduled at West Elementary School in Adena at 1 p.m. The guest speaker will be Mr. Fred Abdalla, Jefferson County Sheriff and Vietnam Veteran. Sponsored by the American Legion, Post 525 and the Auxiliary Unit 525. A Memorial Day Program...

Veteran’s flag donated to Cadiz FOE

By MICHAEL SIEBER Saturday, May 27, Eileen Prather, widow of WWII veteran and Cadiz Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) member, Otha Prather, donated the flag that adorned her husband’s casket to the Cadiz Aerie 2162 in an emotional flag raising ceremony attended by...

MarkWest honors veterans

Friday, May 20, MarkWest Energy held an event at their corporate headquarters on Industrial Park Road just outside of Cadiz, to honor the local veterans in preparation for Memorial Day. Area middle-schoolers were in attendance as well, and learned a bit of history...

Memorial Day highlighted

Hundreds of Harrison East Elementary students, faculty and family members joined on May 24 to honor military of past and present during Memorial Day festivities at the Hopedale School. The event included speaker Dave Rose, Harrison County Veterans Service officer,...

Memorial Day observances held throughout the county

Flags, flowers and wreaths were placed on graves, seven gun salutes rang in the air, and taps sounded last weekend as area communities paid tribute to our deceased veterans this past Memorial Day. Parades were held and speakers addressed those gathered in parks,...

Area Memorial Day Services and Events

Communities will reflect upon the meaning of freedom as they recall military members of past and present during this year’s Memorial Day festivities. The following is a lineup of area events: ADENA – Memorial Day Services conducted by the Adena American Legion,...