Scouts honor new American flag


September 3, 2020

-Submitted photo

Pomeroy Boy and Girl Scouts commemorated the new Fire Station with a new flag last week. Troop 262, Pack 119 participated in a ceremony to remove an old flag and replace it with a new American flag (inset): from left, Girl Scout Troop 4952's Natalie Fuchs, Scout Nick Hastings, Cub Scout Matthew Lamb and Scout Ethan Turner, honorably unfold the new flag, which is now flying at the new local fire station in Pomeroy. Partially obscured by the flag pole is Scout Hilary Cameron and Scoutmaster Joe Turner. Not pictured: Samuel Lamb. In the group photo, from left, Addyson Maki, Ben Carroll, Natalie Fuchs, Carl Burnstad, Josh Hastings, Jameson Ockwell, Able Cameron, Cameron Turner, Justin Hastings, Ethan Berglund, Rylan Berglund, Sam Lamb, Ethan Turner, Hilary Cameron, Nick Hastings, Heather Hastings, Ella Ockwell, Evie Burnstad, Hannah Fleming, Shantae Cloud, Mellany Lara, Mckenzie Turner, Matthew Lamb and Owynn Maki.

POMEROY–Troop 262 replaced and raised a new American flag at the front of the local Emergency Response Station at a evening ceremony on August 26.

"Troop 262 were given the extreme honor to remove a flag no longer fit for service from our local volunteer Emergency Response Station," said Scoutmaster Joe Turner. "Along with the removal of our nations banner, we were also asked to raise the new...

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