Texas Governor Perry has ordered flags lowered to half-staff immediately, Thursday, April 3, 2014 until sunset on Friday, April 4, 2014 in honor of those involved in the recent shooting at Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas. All individuals are encouraged to join in this tribute.
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Historical State Half-Staff Notices:
Texas Governor Perry has proclaimed American Flags to half staff in honor of Bryan firefighters Eric Wallace and Greg Pickard. They died Friday after battling a blaze at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Bryan.
October 16, 2012 - Texas Governor Perry has directed that the US flag and State of Texas flag be lowered to half-staff until sunset on Friday, October 19, 2012 in honor of State Senator Mario V. Gallegos, Jr. of Houston.
June 7, 2012 - Texas Governor Perry has directed that the American flag and State of Texas should be flown at half-staff on Thursday, June 7, 2012 in honor of the life and public service of Representative Ken Legler on the day of his final interment.
June 1, 2012 - Texas Governor Perry has ordered all United States of America and Texas flags throughout the State of Texas lowered to half-staff immediately, June 1, 2012 until sunset tomorrow, June 2, 2012 in honor of Representative Ken Legler of Pasadena who passed away earlier today, he was 54.