Marysville News

Memorial scheduled for Thursday

The Union County Law Enforcement Memorial will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15, on the north lawn of the Union County Courthouse and Justice Center, 221 W. Fifth St.

The annual event honors all law enforcement officers as well as two men from the Union County Sheriff's Office who died in the line of duty. Sgt. Roger Beekman died Sept. 19, 1979, while responding to an alarm call. Sheriff Harry Wolfe was killed while investigating a burglar alarm Jan. 21, 1982.

If inclement weather occurs, the ceremony will move to Veteran's Memorial Auditorium, 233 W. Sixth St.

Officers from all area agencies will participate. The public is encouraged to attend the memorial ceremony.