Memorial ceremony set


A Memorial Day ceremony will be held on the county courthouse grounds in Quitman on Monday, May 27 at 11:30 a.m.

This marks the 24th year for the ceremony to honor the nation’s fallen military members, following the erection of the Wood County military monument in 2000 by the Wood County Military Monument Committee.

Vietnam veteran Jim Bailey will give the address.

The ceremony includes a short welcome from Mayor Randy Dunn, prayer by Billy Grant, flag ceremony to raise the flag to full staff and taps played by David Hartley. Quitman City Administrator and veteran James Attaway will serve as master of ceremonies.