Independence County closes out its 200 year of establishment with new county flag
New flag raised on New Year's Eve
By Jurnee Taylor
INDEPENDENCE CO., Ark. (KAIT) - Independence County now has an exclusive symbol that will represent them for years to come, a new county flag. County officials raised the flag on New Year’s Eve as they brought in the new year and closed out their bi-centennial.
The flag was approved by the Independence County Quorum Court after a flag competition where one of the contributors was an alum from Lyon College and the other was a citizen in Norway.
The flag that is flying high at the county courthouse in Batesville has a lot of symbolism. READ MORE.