LEBANON, Ind. -- Schools in Lebanon will be closing early on Friday because of Deputy Jacob Pickett's funeral.
Lebanon Community School Corporation announced the scheduling changes Wednesday afternoon in anticipation of the heavily attended funeral of Deputy Pickett.
"We anticipate the procession to be heavily attended and create significant traffic in Lebanon and surrounding areas," the school corporation posted on their Facebook page. "LCSC will close early on Friday to ensure that our students and staff can arrive home in a timely manner."
The school district is also encouraging students to wear blue on Friday in honor of Deputy Pickett.