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Parish gears up to honor veterans

Several events to take place commemorating Memorial Day celebration
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Leader photo by BRIANA ARRINGTON- Miniature American flags like this one will be on display beside hundreds of veterans’ gravesites throughout Lincoln Parish for Memorial Day.

Lincoln Parish will celebrate Memorial Day in full swing with several events commemorating veterans to be held through Monday.

Tonight, the Grambling American Legion Post 593 will kick things off at 5 p.m. when members place flags on the graves of veterans buried in Grambling Memorial Gardens.

“It’s something we’ve done every year for five years now,” American Legion member Johnny Greene said.

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