Memorial Day Service
Hillcrest Memorial Park in Texarkana will be the sight for the annual Memorial Day Service.The service will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Monday May 26 at the Park located at 5101 West 7TH street. The guest speaker will be Texarkana, Texas Mayor Bob Bruggeman, with a special guest appearance by Klancy Johnson, who was Miss Texarkana Arkansas 2013 and Miss White River 2014.
In recognition of the service Veterans have rendered to our country, there will be an avenue of over 285 U.S. Flags and over 1,200 flags will mark the graves of veterans.
There will also be other ceremonial activities including a 21 gun salute, playing of taps, and a balloon release. Refreshments will be served following the service. The public is encouraged and invited to attend this memorial service to honor or past veterans.