SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) - The following events, closures and garbage pickup schedule changes have been announced in conjunction with the Memorial Day holiday in Southwest Louisiana.
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CANCELED: Avenue of Flags: About 950 donated flags from the families of local veterans will be on display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, May 25 at Orange Grove Cemetery on Broad St. in Lake Charles. Volunteers are needed to help set up the flags at 6 a.m. and to help take them down following the event.
Memorial Day ceremony: May 25 at 10 a.m. at the Maplewood/Hollywood Lions Club in Sulphur. Cynthia Tucker, Commander of the 485th Preventative Medicine Detachment and Provisional Commander of the 115th Combat Support Hospital at Fort Polk, will serve as guest speaker.