June 14 Flag Day celebration

by Staff reports

The City of Jacksonville, the Cherokee County Historical Commission, other local groups and businesses will host the 7th Annual Flag Day Event 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, at Hazel Tilton Memorial Park near downtown Jacksonville. The event celebrates and honors those who fought and served under the 48-star flag from 1912-53, and features music, speakers and a picnic.

Vanishing Texana Museum (300 S. Bolton St.) will be open. In the event of rain, the program will be held inside Jacksonville City Hall at 315 S. Ragsdale St.