In an annual tradition, youngsters from Boy Scout and Cub Scout troops and packs visit local cemeteries each May to place flags at the graves of veterans in preparation for Memorial Day.

In an annual tradition, youngsters from Boy Scout and Cub Scout troops and packs visit local cemeteries each May to place flags at the graves of veterans in preparation for Memorial Day. Troop and Pack 282 braved the rain to visit Mount Washington Cemetery at 614 S. Brookside Ave., in Independence this week.