LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Cleanest City Contest continues on May 7, with judges from the Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc. inspecting the following cities on the following dates as the contest advances:
May 7: Lake Charles at 8:30 a.m., Sulphur at 10:50 a.m., Fenton at 1:30 p.m. and Crowley at 3:15 p.m.
May 8: Lafayette at 8 a.m., St, Martinville at 10:25 a.m., Rayne at 12:40 p.m. and Baton Rouge at 3:25 p.m.
May 9: Thibodeaux at 8 a.m., Houma at 10:15 a.m., Jean Lafitte at 1:45 p.m. and Harahan at 3:40 p.m.
May 10: Destrahan at 8 a.m., Covington at 11:05 a.m., Hammond at 1:05 p.m. and Amite at 3:35 p.m.
May 14: Alexandria at 8 a.m., Pineville at 10:10 a.m., Ball at 12:05 p.m. and Monroe at 3:15 p.m.
May 15: Dixie Inn at 9 a.m., Homer at 10:35 a.m. and Farmerville at 12:55 p.m.
May 16: Marion at 9 a.m., Collinston at 11:05 a.m. and Tallulah at 1:05 p.m.
Jean Gilstrap, State Chairman of the contest, will head the panel of judges. Other panel members are Diane Dufour of Ponchatoula, Beth Erwin of Collinston and Jennifer Granger of Grand Lake.
Because judges are not allowed to judge their own city, Gilstrap will substitute for that judge, as is the case with Erwin.
The contest will pit Lake Charles against Alexandria and Monroe.