Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Fletcher Asks Kentuckians to Join in Day of Mourning

Press Release Date:  Friday, April 20, 2007  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher is asking citizens across the Commonwealth to pause today at noon in memory of the victims of Monday’s Virginia Tech tragedy.

In Virginia, Governor Timothy M. Kaine has declared a statewide day of mourning. A bell-ringing ceremony will take place across Virginia at noon in honor of the victims.

Governor Fletcher also asks that bells at churches and municipalities across Kentucky be sounded at noon.

In Frankfort, Good Shepherd Church on Wapping Street will be among those sounding chimes.