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Richardson residents John and Gala Partlow hoist their new American flag atop their pole. Their previous one was vandalized and ruined on July 4. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Army Sergeant Replaces Desecrated Flags

When homeowners in a patriotic Richardson neighborhood woke up on July 5, they found what many described as America at its worst. Days later, an Army Sergeant helped them see it at its best.

07/11/2012

This flag was burned on July 4 in Richardson by vandals. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Multiple American Flags Vandalized In Richardson On July 4

On Friday, John Partlow grasped his American flag and shook his head. “It’s just a disgrace,” the Richardson grandfather said. “It makes me mad.”

07/06/2012

Flags honoring fallen veterans in a Mineral Wells Cemetery. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Mineral Wells City Council To Revisit Gravestone Ordinance Amid Backlash

During the week of Independence Day, family members of veterans buried at the Woodland Park Cemetery are still lamenting a city ordinance that limits the dates they can place an American flag alongside their loved one’s headstone.

07/04/2012