Morgantown plans Memorial Day parade

Morgantown’s traditional salute to veterans will be Sunday, and all are welcome to participate in the annual celebration.

State Road 135/State Road 252 through Morgantown will close for the Morgantown parade Sunday. The community’s annual Memorial Day parade will start about 1 p.m. The road will reopen within an hour.

Since 1866 when Union soldiers marched through Morgantown to salute fellow Civil War veterans, parade participants have honored America’s war heroes by following the same route along Washington Avenue.

Veterans are invited to ride in the parade on a float sponsored by Morgantown United Methodist Church. The parade lineup will be at 12:30 p.m. on Mulberry Street.

For more information, call Walter or Janette Koon 812-597-2208 or 317-422-7927.