Region 8 flags fly high for Flag Day

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Flags were out on display Thursday in Region 8.  It was all in honor of Flag Day.  Businesses throughout Jonesboro put flags up in honor of the nationally recognized day.

On August 3, 1949, President Harry Truman signed an act of Congress designating June 14 as  National Flag Day.

It's held every June 1414th to commemorate the adoption of the United States Flag in 1777 during the Second Continental Congress.

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