Boy Scouts retire flags

Boy Scouts retire flagsAllen Soard (left) and Brian Fortney, Boy Scouts from Troop 412 are among the participants in the annual Flag Day retirement of old and damaged American flags.The troop gathered Saturday at the Ridgecrest Elks Lodge for the ceremony, which included participation from local officials along with the flag cremation.

Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2014-06-18