Worn flags retire on Flag Day


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.

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.


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


A boy adds a flag to the line.


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.

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

A boy adds a flag to the line.

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.
https://www.beavercreeknewscurrent.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/49/2018/06/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.

Burning flags is the proper way to dispose of old and worn-out flags.
https://www.beavercreeknewscurrent.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/49/2018/06/web1_Burning2.jpgBurning flags is the proper way to dispose of old and worn-out flags.

A boy adds a flag to the line.
https://www.beavercreeknewscurrent.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/49/2018/06/web1_BoyFlags.jpgA boy adds a flag to the line.

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.beavercreeknewscurrent.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/49/2018/06/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.