NISSWA - The Nisswa Elementary 4th grade classes marched to the Nisswa American Legion to take part in the flag burning and education about the importance of the stars and stripes.
The Republican Party has reached its Ninotchka period.
Thursday was Flag Day, marking the date in 1777 when Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes. Some facts about the U.S. flag: ? President William Taft issued an executive order in 1912 dictating the proportions for the flag and placement of the stars.
This year, members of the Elks Grand Lodge Americanism Committee selected the theme, "Why I am proud to pledge allegiance to our flag," for the 2011-2012 Grand Lodge Americanism Essay Contest.
...Bizet and arranged by Michael Sweeney; "Apache," percussion section feature arranged by Michael Sweeney; and "The Stars and Stripes Forever Trio" by John Phillip Sousa, arranged by Robert E. Foster, Jr. Watercolor to be next Flipside eventThe...
...compositions and marches. The symphonic band will play music for its upcoming tour to Washington, D.C., including the "Stars and Stripes Forever." Cost ifs $6 for adults and $4 for students. BHS orchestra to perform benefit concert Tuesday The...
...Lakes Chamber Welcome Center in Trailside Park.? Kiddie parade, 11:30 a.m., Chamber parking lot.? The Stars and Stripes Parade, noon. No parking along the parade route and County Road 11. Crosby-IrontonJuly 4? Parade, 11 a.m...
WASHINGTON - As the nation paused to remember its veterans, Army Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Bedford completed a 1,500-mile walk from Alabama to the nation's capital to push for a World War II monument here.
PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) - As the first ships of the new millennium sailed smoothly through the locks Saurday, Panamanians celebrated the New Year, and above all, the handover of the Panama Canal and the U.S-held territory that had long cut this nation in two.
...arrangement taken from "Riverdance," another taken from George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," and Sousa's "The Stars and Stripes Forever," among others.
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