The Week Ahead

By NEMS Daily Journal

- MEMORIAL OBSERVANCE Tupelo’s annual Memorial Day observance begins at 9 a.m. Monday at Veterans Park, with City Council President Fred Pitts as guest speaker. (Sacrifices remembered, Page 11A in Sunday’s NEMS Daily Journal).

- RECORDS MEETING The first in a series of regional public meetings on efforts to establish a statewide electronic exchange of health information will be Tuesday at the University of Mississippi-Tupelo.

- FESTIVELVIS The annual Elvis Festival opens its run Thursday with a dance party, followed by three more days of activities and entertainment, including a re-enactment of the purchase of Elvis’ first guitar from Tupelo Hardware. (Full schedule in Living in today’s NEMS Daily Journal newspaper.)