Memorial Day will be celebrated, just a little differently Posted in: News Although many see it as the official start of summer – a long weekend when lakes, cookouts and outdoor activities of all kinds beckon – Memorial Day actually originated as a holiday to honor men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. The centerpiece of Kingfisher’s commemoration of ...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!