The Captain Jesse Leavenworth Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution sponsored a flag retirement on Dec. 23 in Denison. The American flag was prepared by separating the stripes from the star field and a Texas flag was prepared in the same manner. The pieces were burned, then the ashes gathered and buried. Conducting the ceremony was chapter member Joyce Peak, assisted by Gerry and Maura Shehan. Shown are Peak, right, and Maura Shehan.

The Captain Jesse Leavenworth Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution sponsored a flag retirement on Dec. 23 in Denison. The American flag was prepared by separating the stripes from the star field and a Texas flag was prepared in the same manner. The pieces were burned, then the ashes gathered and buried. Conducting the ceremony was chapter member Joyce Peak, assisted by Gerry and Maura Shehan. Shown are Peak, right, and Maura Shehan.