SHREVEPORT, LA - SEPTEMBER 17: The American Flag waves before a game between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Tulane Green Wave on September 17, 2005 at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Tulane Green Wave from New Orleans, Louisiana had to change venues due to the state of their city as a result of Hurricane Katrina. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A ceremony will be held at the Bakersfield National Cemetery to memorialize veterans who were interred at the cemetery without honors or family.
The ceremony will take place Thursday June 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the Bakersfield National Cemetery located at 30338 E. Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin, CA 93203
Bakersfield National Cemetery organizers said that they are honored to perform this ceremony to pay respects to the brave servicemen and women who served.
The ceremonies will be held on the following dates:
June 21, 2018
September 20. 2018
December 20, 2018
March 21, 2019
For information on how you can attend contact:
Wil Pickard, Cemetery Director
The Kern County Coroner has identified the victim of a traffic fatality in Buttonwillow early Monday, October 15.
Three wildfires have been burning slowly over the past couple weeks in the Giant Sequoia National Monument, Sequoia National Forest.
There was a fire in the park at Olive Park East in Northwest Bakersfield, Tuesday afternoon.
The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for assistance identifying a suspect wanted for carjacking.