Memorial Day Weekend across the area


Don Justis of Mason, a veteran from the U.S. Marine Corps, gets a hero’s welcome at Saturday’s Memorial Day Parade in Point Pleasant, hosted by the AMVETS Post #2. Also pictured, Old Glory reflecting in the background.


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This float reflects the flags of various service organizations in the U.S. Military during Saturday’s parade.


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The First Church of God shows its patriotism by participating in Saturday’s parade.


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A view from the 500-block of Main Street during Saturday’s parade.


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The Gallipolis Shrine Club crosses the river to join in showing respect to veterans during Saturday’s parade.


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Little Miss Rhododendron Abigail Woodall throws out candy in Saturday’s parade.


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Several young children showed up to see the parade and collect some candy.


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Engine One from the Point Pleasant Fire Department shows its support for Memorial Day in Saturday’s parade.


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The First Church of God encourages those at the parade to “join the team” at vacation Bible school.


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Members of the Gallipolis Shrine Club entertain parade goers with their compact cars.


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Young Miss 4-H Addyson Stein is driven along the parade route by dad, R.F. Stein, II.


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The Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Post 9926 of Mason and Smith-Capehart American Legion Post 140 of New Haven honor those veterans who died during service to their country with a gun salute.


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Veteran markers in West Columbia, Clifton, Mason, Hartford and New Haven were decorated by members of the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Post 9926 of Mason and Smith-Capehart American Legion Post 140 of New Haven, with wreaths, flowers and American flags.


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Mason County’s neighbors from the Drew Webster American Legion Post 39 of Pomeroy, Ohio honored those lost at sea by tossing a red, white, and blue wreath into the Ohio River at the conclusion of Monday’s ceremonies at the Pomeroy Levee. The ceremony took place directly across the river from the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W./Lottie Jenks Memorial Park boat launch in Mason.


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Arnold Priddy of Meigs County, Ohio, prepares to once again lead the 31st Annual Meigs Memorial Bike Run this past Sunday in Pomeroy, Ohio. Many bikes, including those from West Virginia participated on the nearly 60-mile trek that rode past the grave sites of those fallen biker brothers and sisters. Helping Priddy lead the ride was the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Post 9926 of Mason and the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.


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On Sunday, a portion of Main Street in downtown Pomeroy, Ohio was closed to accommodate all the bikers who attended the 31st Annual Meigs Memorial Run, the largest run in Southeast Ohio. The run pays homage to those who have passed away and is a “family reunion” for many.


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This photo shot from near the start of the lineup for the Meigs Memorial Run, shows bikes as far as the eyes can see on Sunday.


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There were several events commemorating Memorial Day over the recent, holiday weekend. From Main Street Point Pleasant, to the Bend Area communities of Mason County and across the river in Meigs County, Ohio.


Suzi Konz/Courtesy

There were several events commemorating Memorial Day over the recent, holiday weekend. From Main Street Point Pleasant, to the Bend Area communities of Mason County and across the river in Meigs County, Ohio.

Don Justis of Mason, a veteran from the U.S. Marine Corps, gets a hero’s welcome at Saturday’s Memorial Day Parade in Point Pleasant, hosted by the AMVETS Post #2. Also pictured, Old Glory reflecting in the background.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Parade-1-1.jpgDon Justis of Mason, a veteran from the U.S. Marine Corps, gets a hero’s welcome at Saturday’s Memorial Day Parade in Point Pleasant, hosted by the AMVETS Post #2. Also pictured, Old Glory reflecting in the background. Beth Sergent/Register

This float reflects the flags of various service organizations in the U.S. Military during Saturday’s parade.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Parade-2-1.jpgThis float reflects the flags of various service organizations in the U.S. Military during Saturday’s parade. Beth Sergent/Register

The First Church of God shows its patriotism by participating in Saturday’s parade.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Parade-3-1.jpgThe First Church of God shows its patriotism by participating in Saturday’s parade. Beth Sergent/Register

A view from the 500-block of Main Street during Saturday’s parade.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Parade-4-1.jpgA view from the 500-block of Main Street during Saturday’s parade. Beth Sergent/Register

The Gallipolis Shrine Club crosses the river to join in showing respect to veterans during Saturday’s parade.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Parade-5-1.jpgThe Gallipolis Shrine Club crosses the river to join in showing respect to veterans during Saturday’s parade. Beth Sergent/Register

Little Miss Rhododendron Abigail Woodall throws out candy in Saturday’s parade.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Parade-6-1.jpgLittle Miss Rhododendron Abigail Woodall throws out candy in Saturday’s parade. Beth Sergent/Register

Several young children showed up to see the parade and collect some candy.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Parade-7-1.jpgSeveral young children showed up to see the parade and collect some candy. Beth Sergent/Register

Engine One from the Point Pleasant Fire Department shows its support for Memorial Day in Saturday’s parade.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Parade-8-1.jpgEngine One from the Point Pleasant Fire Department shows its support for Memorial Day in Saturday’s parade. Beth Sergent/Register

The First Church of God encourages those at the parade to “join the team” at vacation Bible school.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Parade-9-1.jpgThe First Church of God encourages those at the parade to “join the team” at vacation Bible school. Beth Sergent/Register

Members of the Gallipolis Shrine Club entertain parade goers with their compact cars.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Parade-10-1.jpgMembers of the Gallipolis Shrine Club entertain parade goers with their compact cars. Beth Sergent/Register

Young Miss 4-H Addyson Stein is driven along the parade route by dad, R.F. Stein, II.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Parade-11-1.jpgYoung Miss 4-H Addyson Stein is driven along the parade route by dad, R.F. Stein, II. Beth Sergent/Register

The Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Post 9926 of Mason and Smith-Capehart American Legion Post 140 of New Haven honor those veterans who died during service to their country with a gun salute.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Memor-Day-1-1.jpgThe Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Post 9926 of Mason and Smith-Capehart American Legion Post 140 of New Haven honor those veterans who died during service to their country with a gun salute. Mindy Kearns/Register

Veteran markers in West Columbia, Clifton, Mason, Hartford and New Haven were decorated by members of the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Post 9926 of Mason and Smith-Capehart American Legion Post 140 of New Haven, with wreaths, flowers and American flags.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Memorial-Day-2-1.jpgVeteran markers in West Columbia, Clifton, Mason, Hartford and New Haven were decorated by members of the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Post 9926 of Mason and Smith-Capehart American Legion Post 140 of New Haven, with wreaths, flowers and American flags. Mindy Kearns/Register

Mason County’s neighbors from the Drew Webster American Legion Post 39 of Pomeroy, Ohio honored those lost at sea by tossing a red, white, and blue wreath into the Ohio River at the conclusion of Monday’s ceremonies at the Pomeroy Levee. The ceremony took place directly across the river from the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W./Lottie Jenks Memorial Park boat launch in Mason.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_9-Pomeroy-4-1.jpgMason County’s neighbors from the Drew Webster American Legion Post 39 of Pomeroy, Ohio honored those lost at sea by tossing a red, white, and blue wreath into the Ohio River at the conclusion of Monday’s ceremonies at the Pomeroy Levee. The ceremony took place directly across the river from the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W./Lottie Jenks Memorial Park boat launch in Mason. Lorna Hart/Sentinel

Arnold Priddy of Meigs County, Ohio, prepares to once again lead the 31st Annual Meigs Memorial Bike Run this past Sunday in Pomeroy, Ohio. Many bikes, including those from West Virginia participated on the nearly 60-mile trek that rode past the grave sites of those fallen biker brothers and sisters. Helping Priddy lead the ride was the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Post 9926 of Mason and the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Memorial-Run-1-1.jpgArnold Priddy of Meigs County, Ohio, prepares to once again lead the 31st Annual Meigs Memorial Bike Run this past Sunday in Pomeroy, Ohio. Many bikes, including those from West Virginia participated on the nearly 60-mile trek that rode past the grave sites of those fallen biker brothers and sisters. Helping Priddy lead the ride was the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Post 9926 of Mason and the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office. Beth Sergent/Register

On Sunday, a portion of Main Street in downtown Pomeroy, Ohio was closed to accommodate all the bikers who attended the 31st Annual Meigs Memorial Run, the largest run in Southeast Ohio. The run pays homage to those who have passed away and is a “family reunion” for many.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Memorial-Run-2-1.jpgOn Sunday, a portion of Main Street in downtown Pomeroy, Ohio was closed to accommodate all the bikers who attended the 31st Annual Meigs Memorial Run, the largest run in Southeast Ohio. The run pays homage to those who have passed away and is a “family reunion” for many. Beth Sergent/Register

This photo shot from near the start of the lineup for the Meigs Memorial Run, shows bikes as far as the eyes can see on Sunday.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.1-PPR-Memorial-Pano-1.jpgThis photo shot from near the start of the lineup for the Meigs Memorial Run, shows bikes as far as the eyes can see on Sunday. Suzi Konz/Courtesy

There were several events commemorating Memorial Day over the recent, holiday weekend. From Main Street Point Pleasant, to the Bend Area communities of Mason County and across the river in Meigs County, Ohio.
http://mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Memorial-day-1.jpgThere were several events commemorating Memorial Day over the recent, holiday weekend. From Main Street Point Pleasant, to the Bend Area communities of Mason County and across the river in Meigs County, Ohio. Suzi Konz/Courtesy
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