Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day Service

Sons of the American Revolution retiring the colors.

Several hundred people gathered in Berryville’s Rose Hill Park for the annual Clarke County Memorial Day Service to remember those who served and sacrificed for our country.  This year’s program did not include the customary keynote speaker.  Instead, various re-enactors … Continue reading

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Decoration of Veterans’ Graves

Legionnaires George Thompson and Dev Morrison placing a flag on the grave of a veteran buried in Green Hill Cemetery.

On Saturday, May 26th, U.S. flags were placed on the graves of veterans buried in local cemeteries for Memorial Day.  The flags were provided by American Legion Post 41 and VFW Post 9760.  Over 1,500 veterans’ graves were honored with … Continue reading

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New Officers

Officers 2012

At the May 2nd Legion meeting, Officers were elected for the next two-year term.  The term for the new officers will be July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014.  The new officers will be installed at the June 6th Legion … Continue reading

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From Fatigues To Purses

Fatigue Purse

Norma Johnson, owner of the Needle Lady in Berryville, makes and sells custom cloth purses.  She has found a unique way to use old military fatigues to honor members of our military services by making custom purses and wallets out … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Activities

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Clarke County’s Memorial Day Service will be on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., in Rose Hill Park, Berryville.  The program this year will include significant reference to the War of the Revolution, the Civil War—in view of the … Continue reading

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