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Donations Will Keep Flags on Veterans' Graves

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(KCEN) -- After having more than a hundred flags stolen from the graves of veterans, some generous Central Texans donated money to help replace those flags on Tuesday.

One-hundred-sixty-three American flags were stolen from the graves of veterans in three cemeteries in Killeen.

It happened sometime between Memorial Day and last Saturday.

The Little River-Academy Fire Department volunteers around major holidays to decorate the graves of veterans.

Mayor Ronnie White says thanks to Tuesday's donations, they'll be able to continue doing so."Some more people donated so we wound up with more than enough to pay for the lost flags. So next year, whatever we've got over, we're going to go to another cemetery and do it," said Mayor White.

Those donations came from Herman P. Smith of Belton and Donald & Cheryl Bennett of Bartlett.

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