By Jane Fagans
For the Herald 

D. Merl Tipton Post 43 Auxiliary and Boy Scouts Troop 3358 to Conduct Flag Retirement Ceremony


October 20, 2022

Boy Scouts burn worn-out flags according to statutes in the U.S. Flag Code at a previous flag retirement event in the Cove.

The Auxiliary of the D. Merl Tipton VFW Post 43 and Boy Scout Troop 3358 will again conduct a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022, at 6 p.m., at the Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in the area directly behind the cattle barns. The ceremony should last no longer than 30 minutes.

The Flag Code states that a national flag that is worn beyond repair is to be burned in a fire. The ceremony should be conducted with dignity and respect and the flag burned completely to ashes.

The ceremony is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend. Since there is no seating available,...

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