(Tim Jaynes, Staff)
Ceremonies honoring members of the armed services were held all across the country on Monday. Above:?Area residents listen to speaker Sgt. Nathan Gurley, a United State Army Ranger, at the Memorial Day Service at Veteran's Park Monday morning. Several hundred residents were on hand to pay tribute to members of the armed services. Left: Blair Moran, chaplain of the Sikeston American Legion Post #114, and Tom Austin, past Commander of the post, bow their heads during the Lest We Forget-POW/MIA segment of the program to honor the missing soldiers. After the program members of the 1140th Charlie Company held a ribbon cutting for their memorial at the park.