Smith Park Flag Pole Cut in Half; Citizens Call for Cameras

Following President Obama’s decree that all flags in America be flown at half-staff to honor four Marines murdered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, it was noticed today that the American flag at New Carlisle’s Smith Park was still atop the flag pole.

Citizens took to the popular Facebook page “You know you’re from New Carlisle if…” to alert city officials to the situation and to inquire as to why the flag wasn’t at half-staff like nearly all other flags in town. Main and Lake has gathered new information that sheds light on why the flag wasn’t at half-staff, as well as more information about local vandals.

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