Here is a schedule of Memorial Day observances:
• The Greenup County War Memorial Committee, 2 p.m. at the War Memorial Park at Wurtland, Kentucky. Ken Lucas, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, will be the featured speaker.
• The Scioto County Memorial Day Association will begin the day in Portsmouth at 9 a.m. with KIA/MIA services at Tracy Park with Carl E. Davis acting as master of ceremonies. Frank Lewis will be the guest speaker.
• 10 a.m., a procession will leave Tracy Park, travel south on Chillicothe to Gallia — east on Gallia to Offnere — then up Offnere Street to Greenlawn Cemetery for 11:30 a.m. Memorial Day services at Soldiers Circle, where James R. Saddler will be master of ceremonies and Portsmouth City Solicitor Mike Jones will be speaking.
• 1:30 p.m., the Portsmouth Fire Department will hold its Memorial Day Service at the Central Fire Station, 1529 Gallia St., to honor their fallen firefighters.
• 3 p.m., Sam McKibben will perform the duties of master of ceremonies at the Lost at Sea Service at the Ohio River Court Street Landing at the Lost at Sea Memorial.
• The William A. Baker American Legion Post 363 of Lucasville will host a Memorial Day Parade and ceremony. The parade starts at 11 a.m. at the north end of West Street and ends at the Lucasville Cemetery with a ceremony that will feature Paul Crabtree as the speaker.
• In Minford, a parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Ohio 139 at the Desco building and travel to Bennett Cemetery where Scott Rawlings of Christ’s Community Church will be the featured speaker.
• 11 a.m. at South Webster High School will be the South Webster Bloom Township Memorial Day Observance. A parade will leave at 11 a.m. from the school, and a Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the gazebo after the parade. The event will feature an opening prayer offered by Justin Grinstead, songs by April Grinstead, and remarks by Master Sgt. Boreman of the U.S. Army.
A Memorial Day lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the South Webster Bloom Township Fire Station.