Flag Day celebrated

Published 3:41 am Sunday, June 15, 2008

FLAG DAY — The Pearl River County Welcome Center held a Flag Day Celebration on Friday to honor the nation’s flag. Members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans raised the flag. After the flag raising, District I Supervisor Anthony Hales sang “The Star Spangled Banner.” SCV member Russell Foster, left, tells the audience that when that song was written, the flag had 15 stripes and stars.

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