The Benton VFW Post 2256 is partnering with local Boy Scouts of America Troops and Cub Scout Packs to honor Veterans who gave their lives for their country.

Local Troops 17, 19, 53 and 99, along with Packs 50, 55 and 32, will join Veterans and staff from the VFW to place flags on Veterans' graves at Forest Hills and Pinecrest cemeteries at 8 a.m. Sunday morning. Family and friends will also participate.

VFW Post 2256 will also hold a special Memorial Day Service at the Saline County Courthouse in front of the Veterans Memorial on Monday beginning at 11 a.m.

The public is encouraged to attend the ceremony and all veterans and their families in attendance will be honored.

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