St. James celebrates Veterans on Sunday

Published 12:02 am Saturday, November 11, 2017

LUTCHER — St. James Parish officials will pay tribute to local heroes and veterans at the 16th Annual Veterans Day Celebration Sunday at Lutcher Recreational Park.

The event begins at 4:30 p.m. with a welcome from Parish President Timmy Roussel.

The guest speaker is Kenneth Copple, who is the instructor for the Junior ROTC program at Lutcher High School and a retired lieutenant colonel in the Louisiana Army National Guard.

Local businesses and industries will provide food, and attendees will be entertained by performances from local dance teams and choirs.

A spectacular fireworks display at 6:30 p.m. will wrap up the celebration.
Police officers will be monitoring the parking lot at Lutcher Recreational Park, where parking will be reserved for elderly and handicap residents.

Parking will be available at the Lutcher Town Hall, along Louisiana Avenue in Lutcher and other nearby designated areas.