Legion hosting Memorial Day service Monday
American Legion Carlyle Post 358 will host Rockdale’s annual Memorial Day observance at 10 a.m. Monday at Wolf Park.
Les Davenport, vice-commander said names of Milam County service personnel who died in all wars will be read by Rockdale High School students.
Last year’s observance included the names of 236 persons, from World War I to the global War on Terror.
Other Legion members will participate in the ceremony.
Wolf Park is located the intersection of Milam and Main.
Monday is Memorial Day and is a holiday for Rockdale schools, but classes will be held in the Milano, Gause and Thorndale ISDs.
Many businesses will close, including The Reporter, the post office and financial institutions.
The city library will close Saturday but garbage pickup will continue on the regular schedule.