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Coming in Friday’s Dayton Appeal

It started with a collection. For weeks, boxes stood in the Dayton Pizza Factory, Central Lyon County Fire Protection District station in Dayton, the Dayton Library and Dayton Intermediate and High schools, waiting to fill up with faded, tattered, ragged old flags.

The Dayton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8660 donated many of the flags, as did American Legion posts, a few municipalities and area residents.

Then on Wednesday at the Dayton Valley Events Center and Rodeo Grounds, 153 flags met a fitting end thanks to a local scout’s efforts. 

Read the full story in Friday’s Dayton Appeal.