Independence County closes out its 200 year of establishment with new county flag

New flag raised on New Year's Eve

By Jurnee Taylor
KAIT8 News

INDEPENDENCE CO., Ark. (KAIT) - Independence County now has an exclusive symbol that will represent them for years to come, a new county flag. County officials raised the flag on New Year’s Eve as they brought in the new year and closed out their bi-centennial.

The flag was approved by the Independence County Quorum Court after a flag competition where one of the contributors was an alum from Lyon College and the other was a citizen in Norway.

The flag that is flying high at the county courthouse in Batesville has a lot of symbolism. READ MORE.

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