American Legion Memorial Day

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Oldham County Post 39 of The American Legion will host a Memorial Day program on May 26 at the veterans’ memorial on the corner of Main Street and KY 53 in La Grange. The Oldham County Community Band will present a music program before the ceremony that begins at 10 a.m. The Oldham County Singers will perform special music during the program.

The guest speaker will be Vietnam veteran Army MG (RET) Silverthorn.

Army MSG (RET) Howard Griffin, a veteran of WW II, Korea and Vietnam will speak about his 30 years of active duty and the American Cemeteries overseas where the American Legion helps to provide flags on Memorial Day.

The names of Oldham Countians who paid the supreme price in service to their county will be read and there will be a special recognition of others who served in the U. S. Forces.

Programs and small flags, provided by Post, will be presented to everyone by local Boy Scouts.

Attendees are requested to bring lawn chairs.

Contact Ned Snow for additional information at 502-241-4944.