Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Fletcher Directs Flags at Half-Staff on September 11

Press Release Date:  Friday, September 08, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has directed that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, September 11, 2006, to honor those who were among the first Americans to lose their lives in the war against terror.

“September 11 is a date that will weigh heavy on our hearts for many years to come,” said Governor Fletcher. “Kentuckians recognize the sacrifice of those Americans who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. We will continue to remember the victims, as well as their friends and families, in our thoughts and prayers.”

Flags will remain lowered through sundown on September 11, 2006.