INDIANA – Veteran not backing down after homeowners association says his flag pole must go
GREENFIELD, Ind. — It’s a fight over a flag pole, and now lawyers are involved. A central Indiana veteran said his homeowners association wants his flag pole gone. But the man isn’t backing down, and he’s getting community support.
With scarecrows and flowers Bob and Judy Willits’ yard in Greenfield’s Fieldstone subdivision is neatly landscaped. But the flag pole in the corner, if you can believe it, is a cause for contention. “I’m not mad at them, but I’m still not going to take my flag down,” said Bob. He put it up in July. Soon after, the Fieldstone homeowners association (HOA) let he and his wife know the flag pole was against the rules.
“We had it for 22 years in the last place where we lived, and we just moved here 8 or 9 months ago. So, we had no idea they would be so hostile about the flag in our yard,” said Judy Willits. Read more: