Memorial Day Activities



The annual Memorial Day service at Oak Hill Cemetery North will go on Monday with social distancing.

The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. with a yet-to-be-announced guest speaker, rifle salute and the playing of taps. Guests are encouraged to wear masks. The event is conducted by Crawfordsville American Legion Byron Cox Post 72.

Due to social distancing restrictions, the post is not holding its traditional programs at other cemeteries.

There will also be no lunch served at the post following the event.

New Ross

• No public ceremony planned.


The annual Waynetown Community Memorial Day Service will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday at the Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. Prepare to follow COVID-19 pandemic guidelines.

Fountain County

The Charles Forrest American Legion Post 288 will not have its annual Memorial Day services for the public on Sunday at Hillsboro’s Rose Hill Cemetery, the Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast, nor the annual Memorial Day service at the Veedersburg Fire Station/War Memorial Park.

Post members will observe Memorial Day on Monday by visiting six local cemeteries, honoring all fallen veterans and service members, and holding a brief wreath-laying ceremony, which will include a moment of silence, three volley salute and the playing of Taps. The schedule of events as follows;

• Rose Hill Cemetery, 10 a.m.

• Rockfield Cemetery, 11 a.m.

• Bonebrake Cemetery, 11:30 a.m.

• Cold Spring Cemetery, noon

• Osborn Prairie Cemetery, 1 p.m.

• Veedersburg War Memorial, 2 p.m.

Because the cemeteries are open to the public, if you choose to attend any of these events, we are asking you practice safe social distancing, and face masks are encouraged.

Roachdale/Ladoga/Putnam County

Roachdale VFW Post 3284 to conduct traditional series of Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend any of the local services.

• Blakesburg, 8:15 a.m.

• Bainbridge, 8:45 a.m.

• Clear Creek (Heritage Lake), 9:15 a.m.

• New Maysville, 9:45 a.m.

• North Salem, 10:15 a.m.

• Barnard, 10:45 a.m.

• Roachdale Cemetery,  11 a.m.

• Ladoga, 11:30 a.m.

• Roachdale Library, noon

• Cloverdale Cemetery,  11 a.m.

• Forest Hill Cemetery (Greencastle), 10 a.m.


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