Memorial ceremonies planned in Elkins

ELKINS — Mayor Van Broughton is extending an invitation to all first responders, veterans and the general public for a memorial service in honor of 9/11.

Today at noon, Broughton will be outside city hall around the flagpole to give a speech.

Lea Crawford, Broughton’s executive secretary, said, “(Broughton) just wanted to make sure that he didn’t leave anybody out. He wanted everyone to remember that tragic day.”

Davis & Elkins College will host a 9/11 ceremony beginning at 8:30 a.m. today. The Student Veterans Association placed 2,977 American flags on campus for the ceremony