Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Orders Flags at Half Staff

Press Release Date:  Monday, August 28, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be flown at half staff in remembrance of those who lost their lives in Sunday’s tragic plane crash in Lexington.

“Many hearts are heavy today in Kentucky as we continue to learn the names and stories of those whose lives were lost in Sunday’s horrible tragedy,” said Governor Fletcher. “The First Lady and I send our heartfelt sympathies to the many whose lives have been impacted by this event.”

Governor Fletcher will return to Kentucky late this afternoon from his trip to Germany. Media availability with the Governor will be scheduled for this evening. Details on the time and location will be forthcoming.