Metro-East News

Flag retirement ceremony on Monday is Eagle Scout project

Lance Osborn, a senior at Belleville West High School, will present a Flag Retirement Ceremony as his Eagle Scout project at 6 p.m. Monday at Walnut Hill Cemetery, 1101 Mascoutah Ave. in Belleville. The member of Boy Scout Troop 52 has collected more than 250 flags worn beyond repair. He will be assisted by other members of Troop 52.

The public is welcome to attend. Bring your own seating; limited seating will be provided for guest speakers and veterans.