Flags to Remain at Half Staff

Governor Fletcher has directed flags at all state office buildings remain at half-staff.

The flags will remain lowered in honor of Corporal Joseph Cantrell of Ashland, Ky.

According to the Department of Defense, 23-year-old Cantrell died from wounds suffered last week in Iraq. An improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

Flags are currently at half-staff in honor of Specialist William Bowling of Beattyville, Ky.. Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of Cantrell’s funeral.