Local Schools Plan September 11th Ceremonies

By: Shannon Houser Email
By: Shannon Houser Email

Parkersburg High School will be having a ceremony on Friday, September 9th beginning at 2:30.

The band and choir will be participating and it will take place in the stadium.

On Sunday, September 11th, The Belpre Youth Football League will hold a special opening ceremony starting at 12:30 pm.

It's the league's first home game of the season, and is called "Patriots Day - In Honor & Remembrance". The Belpre Eagles will play the Vienna Wildcats. Kick-off is at 1:00 pm in Ralph Holder Stadium adjacent to Belpre High School.

Members from both the Vienna and Belpre Fire and Police Departments have been invited to participate.

There will be members of the Pipe and Drums of St. Andrew, a bagpipe and drum brigade, taking the field. A 30 by 60 foot American flag will be presented, along with a 21 gun salute by the Belpre American Legion Post 495.

The Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Dept. is inviting any active duty military personnel willing to donn their Class A uniforms to participate. Those wanting to participate should be there by 11:30 am.

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During the Belpre Youth Football game on Saturday, September 10th, a ceremony will be held by the American Legion.

Firefighters and police officers will be present, and there will be a 21 gun salute.


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