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Monday, July 22, 2024

Scott County’s 1st Annual Flag Disposal Ceremony

Arkansas River Valley Business Directory

Scott County will host an inaugural event, retiring and disposing of worn flags, on Monday evening, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. The ceremony is set to take place at the Scott County Fairgrounds in Waldron.

Schedule of events:

Formation of participants – Danville Cub Scouts, Pack 37; Ouachita Mountain, VFW Post 1345; The John Tolleson, American Legion Post 46; Waldron Volunteer Fire Department; and Owen Ridenhour, Bugler

Lighting of the fire – Waldron Volunteer Fire Department

Color Guard Presents Colors – The John Tolleson, American Legion Post 46

Chaplain offers prayers – Greg Shively

Hand salute – all hands

Flag detail places flags on the fire – Ouachita Mountain, VFW Post 1345

Bugler sounds “To the Colors” – Owen Ridenhour

Reading of Old Glory and the American Flag’s colors, stripes and stars meaning – Greg Shively

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