FFA Farm and Home Show

Prairie Central Upper Elementary School

Memorial Services

Memorial Day

Annual Memorial Day Services 2024

Legion and Legion Auxiliary of the J.A. Folwell Post Unit 174

7:30 a.m. Strawn Cemetery

  • Welcome by Beth Rieger
  • Invocation by Father Archer
  • Raising the Flag, Marcus & Ben Maier
  • Pledge of Allegiance led by Deb Honegger
  • Placing of the Auxiliary Wreath
  • Short message by Father Archer
  • Reading of the names of the deceased veterans in Strawn Cemetery by Christy Decker
  • Salute by Post 174 Honor Guard
  • Benediction by Father Archer
  • Taps

8:00 a.m. Forrest Cemetery

  • Welcome by Beth Reiger
  • Invocation
  • Raising the Flag by Marcus and Ben Maier
  • The flag is raised to full mast and then lowered to half-mast while the Prairie Central Band has a drum roll. When the flag is secured, the band plays the “Star Spangled Banner”
  • Pledge of Allegiance by Deb Honegger
  • Placing of the Auxiliary wreath
  • Music by Prairie Central Band
  • Message by Theresa Thomas, Commander for Forrest, JA Folwell Post 174
  • Salute by Post 174 American Legion Honor Guard.
  • Taps by band member
  • Benediction by Deb Honegger
  • Breakfast is served at the Post home in Forrest following the service

Annual Wabash Festival

East Krack Street / Railroad Park
Last Saturday of September
Contact: Wendy Edelman for booth rental at 815-883-4658 
Contact: Leslie DeFries for Wabash information at 815-848-0716 

Upcoming Events

Forrest Spring Town Wide Garage Sales

Friday, April 19
Saturday, April 20

Contact Phyllis Bellot at 815-657-8774 .

Summer Fun Nights

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • June 14
  • July 12
  • August 9

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