Bastrop, Smithville honor veterans for Memorial Day Posted in: Lifestyle Bastrop County celebrated Memorial Day on May 27 with U.S. Representative Michael McCaul as keynote speaker in Bastrop at Fairview Cemetery and a Laying of the Wreath ceremony at Veterans’ Memorial Park in Smithville. McCaul gave the keynote speech at Bastrop's 18th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony with a program featuring local elected officials and veterans. Elgin City Council member Juan Gonzales spoke on the significance of Memorial Day, while Lt. Colonel Dianna Greenwood, a Marine Corp veteran, read the poem “In Flander’s Field.” Bastrop Mayor Connie Schroeder read a joint proclamation from the City of Bastrop and Bastrop County. Patriotic music ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!