Worn flags given ceremonial send-off


Contributed photo American Legion Post 147 members and local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts on Saturday ceremonially burned discarded American flags collected from around the community at the Legion Post Home on Ledbetter Lake. Participating with Legionnaires were Boy Scouts from Troops 1215, 527 and 49 and Cub Scout Park 527. Hundreds of the flags were collected, many at the dropoff box at VFW Post 4203. Flag etiquette holds that American flags are to be properly discarded by burning.

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American Legion Post 147 members and local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts on Saturday ceremonially burned discarded American flags collected from around the community at the Legion Post Home on Ledbetter Lake. Participating with Legionnaires were Boy Scouts from Troops 1215, 527 and 49 and Cub Scout Park 527. Hundreds of the flags were collected, many at the dropoff box at VFW Post 4203. Flag etiquette holds that American flags are to be properly discarded by burning.

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