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PALESTINE, DECEMBER 15, 2017 -- In anticipation of a large number of mourners for this Saturday’s memorial service for Bascom Bentley III, the Palestine Police Department is closing the following roads at 10 a.m. Saturday.
East Crawford Street from North Sycamore to the end of the church property
North Sycamore from Erwin to Crawford streets
North Houston Street from East Oak to North Sycamore streets
Erwin Street from North Sycamore Street (Dead End)
The parking lots at First Christian Church and St. Phillips Episcopal Church will be reserved for dignitaries arriving at the memorial service. Parking will be available at Palestine Church, an old Capital One bank branch on North Magnolia Streets, and at the Palestine Herald-Press on Elm Street. Parking will also be available throughout downtown Palestine.
First Christian Church has set up three viewing rooms where mourners can watch the service via livestream video. The livestreaming video will also be available courtesy of the Palestine Herald-Press online at palestineherald.com. The memorial service begins at 11 a.m.
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