Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Letters to the Editor

Old Glory

I have seen Old Glory flying in the wind after the smoke of attacks clear away. Sandstorms weather my colors in a matter of hours. My heart still fills with pride seeing the “Colors” fly high over this great country.

Flying the flag every day is wonderful, but we still need to show her the respect she deserves. Many flags can be simply hemmed up to three inches and still flown.

Once the brilliant colors of the field or the stripes fade, it is time to retire the flag. Any holes in the flag can be mended unless they are larger than a quarter.

The Crook County Courthouse has a box dedic...