Salem's annual Homecoming festivities will be May 27 and 28, with activities on the Salem Courthouse Square. The event will include a street dance, parade, booths, concessions and children's games.
A Memorial Day ceremony will be held May 30 at Veterans Park in Horseshoe Bend.The ceremony, which is hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars, will begin at 11 a.m. For more information contact the Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce at 870-670-5433.
American veterans will be honored at two services in the Quad Cities. The first service will be held May 27 (Friday) at 11 a.m. beside the Sharp County Veterans Monument on the lawn of the Sharp County Courthouse.The ceremony will honor PFC Jack H. Sullivan and Sgt. Joshua S. Marcum, whose names have been added to the memorial monument.The second service will be held at Center Stage, located in the Town Center Mall in Cherokee Village, at 11 a.m. May 30.Those who come early to the Monday service can enjoy patriotic music by the Ozark Community Band, directed by Greg Bruner.