Color Guard featured at community ceremony in Shelby

The Color Guard was featured at the recent May 31 Memorial Day ceremony at Oakland Cemetery in Shelby.

The event featured a flag-raising by the Boy Scouts, the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner by the Shelby Whippet Band, the reading of the names of veterans who passed away in the last two years, special readings by Nicholas Beekman of Buckeye Boys State and Raegan Gurney of Buckeye Girls State and the singing of “God Bless America” by Shelby’s Lynn Cross and the Melloettes, and more. (This marked the 50th year that Cross had performed the song at the event). See more at and in the June 2 edition of the Shelby Daily Globe.