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    Students from Southridge and Perry Central high schools displayed a large American flag on the basketball court during the playing of the national anthem at the start of the Class 2A boys basketball sectional at Memorial Gym in Huntingburg on March 1. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Ireland Elementary fourth-grader Bennett Schmitt joined his classmates in saying the Pledge of Allegiance in the school gym the morning of May 7. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Charlie Dupps of Jasper walked through Fairview Cemetery in Jasper on May 23 as he placed flags at each veteranÕs grave in observance of Memorial Day. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Charlie Dupps of Jasper walked through Fairview Cemetery in Jasper on May 23 as he placed flags at each veteranÕs grave in observance of Memorial Day. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    The shadows of Charlie Dupps, left, and Dan Schitter, both of Jasper were cast on the walls of a mausoleum at Fairview Cemetery in Jasper on May 23. The two men worked with four other men, all members of Jasper American Legion Post 147, to place flags next to the mausoleums containing veterans in observance of Memorial Day. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Members of the Southridge High School baseball team lined the first-base line during the playing of the national anthem at the start of the Class 2A baseball sectional at League Stadium in Huntingburg on May 28. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    The Forest Park student section cheered for the Rangers during the Feb. 27 Class 2A basketball sectional against Evansville Mater Dei at Memorial Gym in Huntingburg. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    With her face painted red, white and blue, Jasper High School senior Emily Beckman cheered for the Wildcats during the Aug. 24, 2012, football matchup with Southridge at Raider Field in Huntingburg. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Jasper High School seniors Jack Jaqua, left, Austin Hoffman, Kirk Stenftenagel, Issac Lechner and Kyle Thimling cheered on the Wildcats from the top of an RV camper during the Aug. 24, 2012, football matchup with Southridge at Raider Field in Huntingburg. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Jasper Engines & Transmissions employees Dan Gilmore of Bretzville, left, and Ed Oser of Jasper held on tightly to the large flag as they pulled it from its container and attached it to the flagpole outside of the business May 23. The flag, which measures 50 by 30 feet, is brought out only on special occasions, such as Memorial Day. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Lucille Recker of Ferdinand, left, unfurled a flag as she and Peggy Schwartz of Bretzville prepared for a Mass offered in honor of deceased veterans for Memorial Day at St. Henry Catholic Church on May 26. Both women are members of the Ferdinand American Legion Post 124 Auxiliary. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    Celestine Elementary School students gathered outside of the school as the procession carrying fallen Marine Lance Cpl. Alec Terwiske arrived at St. Celestine Catholic Church on Sept. 14, 2012. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    A Marine carried the folded American flag that draped the casket of fallen Marine Lance Cpl. Alec Terwiske before presenting it to the family during graveside rites at St. Celestine Cemetery on Sept. 14, 2012. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    World War II veteran Cletus Lubbehusen of Ferdinand bowed his head in prayer during a Mass offered at St. Henry Catholic Church on May 26 in honor of deceased veterans in advance of Memorial Day. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald

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    An American flag quickly disappeared in the flames June 8, 2012, following a ceremony for the dignified disposal of unserviceable flags at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. The ceremony was conducted by the Dubois County Veterans Council. Dave Weatherwax/The Herald