Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace does not close to the public in preparation for Memorial Day. The staff does however wish to advise that flowers may not by placed on graves until noon Friday and must be removed by June 1. Flowers may be left in vases year round. The cemetery is open from dawn until dusk.
Post 363 plans parade
William A. Baker Post 363 American Legion will have a Memorial Day Parade beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday and starting on West Street, Lucasville, and proceeds to Lucasville Cemetery. A memorial cemetery will follow the parade at Lucasville Cemetery.
Horse Awareness Day is Saturday
The Ohio University Southern Equestrian Teams are celebrating Horse Awareness Day by conducting Horse Day Camps Saturday and June 6 from 9:30 am. to 12:30 p.m. Horses will be provided. Participants will receive instruction while working hands-on with horses. There will be mounted and unmounted activities planned for participants.
There will be an additional camp for those who can bring their own horses on June 6 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The camps will be held at the Ohio Horse Park in Franklin Furnace. The cost is $50 per participant. Fun, activities and refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Bradie Chapman at (740) 354-9907 or email@example.com.
Back Road is closed
Back Road, County Road 276, in Green Township will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Lewis Lilly Road. The road will be closed 0.55 miles west of Lawrence County line, 0.82 miles east of Haverhill Ohio Furnace Road. Scioto County crews will be installing a concrete pipe.
Memorial committee plans ceremony
The Greenup County (Ky.) War Memorial Committee will have a Memorial Day Observance at 2 p.m. Sunday at the memorial park, located on U.S. 23. Music will be provided by Robin and George Hayes. Lt. Col. Vance Huston, USMC (Ret.), will be speaking. The ceremony will conclude with Taps by Nick Yancey.
The Greenup AMVETS Post will serve refreshments following the ceremony.