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Scott County’s 1st Annual Flag Disposal Ceremony

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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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