Worn flags retire on Flag Day


Barb Slone | Greene County News Community members brought 1,700 worn and tattered flags to the Greene County Fairgrounds June 14, Flag Day, for a retirement ceremony.

Barb Slone | Greene County News Community members brought 1,700 worn and tattered flags to the Greene County Fairgrounds June 14, Flag Day, for a retirement ceremony.


Tommy Arnett and Fred Maines add the last flag to the line in memory of Randy Arnett who started the Flag Day ceremony three years ago.


A boy adds a flag to the line.


Burning flags is the proper way to dispose of old and worn-out flags.


Barb Slone | Greene County News

Community members brought 1,700 worn and tattered flags to the Greene County Fairgrounds June 14, Flag Day, for a retirement ceremony.

Tommy Arnett and Fred Maines add the last flag to the line in memory of Randy Arnett who started the Flag Day ceremony three years ago.

A boy adds a flag to the line.

Burning flags is the proper way to dispose of old and worn-out flags.

Barb Slone | Greene County News Community members brought 1,700 worn and tattered flags to the Greene County Fairgrounds June 14, Flag Day, for a retirement ceremony.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/06/web1_Burning1.jpgBarb Slone | Greene County News Community members brought 1,700 worn and tattered flags to the Greene County Fairgrounds June 14, Flag Day, for a retirement ceremony.

Tommy Arnett and Fred Maines add the last flag to the line in memory of Randy Arnett who started the Flag Day ceremony three years ago.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/06/web1_ArnettMemory.jpgTommy Arnett and Fred Maines add the last flag to the line in memory of Randy Arnett who started the Flag Day ceremony three years ago.

A boy adds a flag to the line.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/06/web1_BoyFlags.jpgA boy adds a flag to the line.

Burning flags is the proper way to dispose of old and worn-out flags.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/06/web1_Burning2.jpgBurning flags is the proper way to dispose of old and worn-out flags.