Service to honor Confederate dead

A memorial service to honor American Civil War veterans will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 31 in the Carron Cemetery southeast of Eunice, and the public is invited to participate.

The event, which will include an honor guard provided by units of the Sons of Confederate Veterans in historic costume, is being organized by novelist John Francois, whose great-great-grandfather Victor Jean Francois Contini Sittig, is buried in the cemetery.

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