There will be a brief Memorial Day service at the Emlenton Cemetery on Monday, May 25th. The service will start at 11:00 am with the presentation of the colors. The ceremony will be simple and concise. An invocation will be given by Brad Rapp who will serve as emcee. Pastor Chris Lewis of Bethany Crossroads E.C. will follow with a spiritual message. A. wreath will be presented by a couple of local scouts to honor all those who paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. Trevor Hile will memorialize the sound of the day with the playing of TAPS. The ceremony will end with a blessing by Pastor Christopher Lewis. The Emlenton VFD will be displaying the American flag. We ask that everyone follow social distancing measures. In the event of inclement weather the service will be cancelled. Please check out www.myprogressnews.com for cancellation.