Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Winston County Honors Fallen Warriors

 Winston County recognized its fallen warriors on May 24 with a ceremony in front of the Winston County Courthouse.

The early morning program included the presentation of colors and the singing of the National Anthem by Billie Bowie.

Joanne Agent recited a poem and provided a short history of the founding and meaning of Memorial Day.

Reverend Mike Dowd read a list of names of fallen soldiers  from WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam before the placing of the wreath in front of the Courthouse.

The small gathering sang "My Country, Tis of Thee" as the ceremony closed.
Joanne Agent provides a history of Memorial Day