Newcomerstown Police Chief Gary Holland was the speaker for the 2018 Newcomerstown Memorial Day activities at West Lawn Cemetery, calling attention to the fallen heroes of past military activities.
Jason Miller was master of ceremonies for the event, leading the Pledge of Allegiance, with the posting of the colors led by VFW Commander Vane Scott III. The Newcomerstown High School Band, directed by Joel Hillwig, played, "The Star Spangled Banner" and later played several patriotic military selections.
The invocation and benediction were provided by Pastor Bob LaFollette of the First Baptist Church in Newcomerstown.
Brea Garretson, co-valedictorian of the 2018 Newcomerstown High School Class, gave the student address.
The Newcomerstown Veterans Honor Guard gave the 21-gun salute and Newcomerstown High School buglers presented the "Taps and Echo."