Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

A Time To Show Love Of Country

 

Daria Anderson-Faden / The Observer

Old Glory flaps in the wind at its familiar home in Gotte Park.

At certain times throughout our history, patriotism has been stronger than at other times but since 911, patriotism has skyrocketed.

Memorial Day, Flag Day and July 4 are perfect examples and ways to show your love of country.

"Flags are a reminder of the freedoms we enjoy as American citizens and Nebraskans," Nebraska Secretary of State Robert B. Evnen stated, "a symbol of ourselves."

Flag Day originated in 1885 and of course July 4 has been around since the inception of our country in 1776.

The United States flag has standard etiquette, which many people are unaware of or simply forget...



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