TIPPAH COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Residents in Tippah County wishing to honor those service members who have fallen while serving our country had a chance to do just that on Sunday.
A Memorial Day event was held at the Blue Mountain City Park. U.S. Representative and Brigadier General Trent Kelly spoke to residents during the celebration. A brief ceremony also included the lowering of the United States flag at half staff for service members who lost their lives in battle.
A second event will be held on Monday at the Fred and Elizabeth Sportsplex in Ripley. This observance will begin at noon. Kelly will also be the guest speaker at the celebration.