A Memorial Wreath was laid at the Veterans Memorial on the 1885 Historic Courthouse square on Thursday, June 6, 2019, beginning at 10am. This was the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944, when 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified coastline of Normandy, France.
In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777. The United States Army also celebrates their birthday on this date.
Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service.
Officers for the year 2019 – 2020 of Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 Auxiliary were installed at their monthly meeting on Saturday, May 18