The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Iesha Toft
S-N Contributor 

Royal remembers America's fallen

Native son delivers keynote address

 

June 3, 2021

IESHA TOFT/SENTINEL-NEWS

The beautiful pre-adorned crosses and flags set the scene for Monday morning's Memorial Day service.

Royal's annual Memorial Day Service was held at the city's Triangle Park on Monday. Members of American Legion Goodwin Post #248 raised the American flag at the park then headed with Auxiliary members to Trimello and Willow Creek cemeteries to decorate the graves of deceased veterans.

More than 100 flags waved in glory throughout the festive park grounds.

The silhouette of a kneeling soldier sat somberly underneath a solitary tree, allowing a moment of recollection in all that has been sacrificed for Americans to share these moments of freedom together. Approximately 130 crosses stood and...



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