Grand Prairie Memorial Service

The Grand Prairie Cemetery Association memorial service will be Sunday, May 26, at 7 pm and will be held at the Grand Prairie UM Church.  

Troy Coffman, member of Grand Prairie, will be the speaker. They will pay special tribute to all the individuals who have been layed to rest at Grand Prairie during the last 12 months as well as honoring all their military for their sacrifices for our country. 

Everyone is welcome to attend. 

Herscher observance Monday morning

Herscher American Legion Post No. 795 and its Auxiliary will host its annual Memorial Day observance Monday morning in the Legion Community Center to honor veterans and military personnel.

Mary Jo Webber Barney, Department Chair CTE, Willowbrook High School, will be discussing “Memorial Day Memories” as the guest speaker at the program, which begins at 10:30 am.

Music will be provided by Cheri Dayton, Tricia Coffman, and Jenny Cochran.

Monday’s program will also feature this year’s poppy coloring contest winners from local kindergarten classes.

The Legion Auxiliary will serve refreshments after the ceremony.