Memorial Day ceremonies, closings

May 24, 2014 

Memorial Day ceremonies

Services to mark Memorial Day in Central Kentucky include:

“Serving God and Country: A Memorial Day Salute to Our Heroes.” 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through June 1. Calvary Cemetery, 874 W. Main St., Lexington. Tribute board and prayer box on gatehouse front porch to post pictures, mementos, wishes, prayers and/or comments for deceased military loved ones.

Thomson-Hood Veterans Center service. 10:30 a.m. May 26. Thomson-Hood Veterans Center Hunt Multipurpose Room, 100 Veterans Dr., Wilmore. Guest speaker: Mark Bowman, administrator of the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center. (859) 858-2814. THVC.  ky.gov  .

Camp Nelson National Cemetery ceremony. 11 a.m. May 26. Camp Nelson National Cemetery, 6980 Danville Rd., Nicholasville. Guest speaker: Emma Metcalfe, director of Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center. (859) 885-5727.

Lexington National Cemetery observance. 11 a.m. May 26. Lexington Cemetery, 833 W. Main St., Lexington. Featured speaker: U.S. Rep. Andy Barr. (859) 255-5522. Lexcem.org.

Mill Springs National Cemetery ceremony. 11 a.m. May 26. Mill Springs National Cemetery, 9044 West Ky. 80, Nancy. (859) 885-5727.

Holiday closings

Here is how Lexington services are affected Monday by Memorial Day:

City trash collection: Those who normally have Monday collection will have service Wednesday. Businesses that have city waste management services for their Dumpsters with Monday pickup will have their units picked up Tuesday. Tuesday pickups will be Wednesday. The Lexington Recycling Center, the city’s Electronic Recycling Center and the Haley Pike Waste Management facility will be closed.

Lexington city government: Closed.

State government: Closed.

Libraries: Closed.

Lextran: Operating on Sunday schedule.

Mail: No delivery.

Courts: Federal, circuit and district court are closed, but district court is open for bonds and fine payment.

Fayette County Health Department: Closed.

Herald-Leader business offices: Closed. For delivery issues, call 1-800-999-8881.

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