Memorial Day is approaching and you can pay tribute to fallen soldiers through various activities in the community. Today, the Veterans of Foreign Wars are selling poppies at Charleston Save-A-Lot, County Market, Rural King. On Monday, memorial services will begin with a 21-gun salute and prayer at the Coles County Memorial Airport in Mattoon at 7 am. VFW Post 1592 will also hold a memorial service at Roselawn Cemetery at 10 am and at the Ashmore Cemetery at 11 am.
(Source: Daily Eastern News)