TOP PHOTO:  Members of the La Follette Fire Department take care of some pre-Memorial Day prep on Friday.

LFD Firefighter Tristan Nelson stands at attention momentarily in the noon hour on Friday after he secures Old Glory atop the tree.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The City of La Follette Mayor Mike Stanfield will light the big tree in front of the Fleet Building at dark on Sunday evening. 

La Follette Fire Chief Jimmy Pack (right) hands off the US Flag to Firefighter Tristan Nelson (left) to be positioned atop the big tree.

Firefighter Eric Sowanick mans the ladder as Firefighter Tristan Nelson climbs it to place the flag.

Memorial Day morning, the big La Follette Fire Department ladder truck will park in the Peoples Bank of the South parking lot with the US Flag flying high above West Central Avenue in the heart of town. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 05/22/2020-1PM)