Beshear orders flags to half-staff beginning July 5 to honor fallen officers
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Tuesday, July 5, to sunset on Thursday, July 7, in honor of Floyd County peace officers who died after being shot in a standoff on June 30.
A release by Beshear’s office stated funeral services for Floyd County Sheriff’s Deputy and Martin City Fire Chief William Petry will be held Tuesday, July 5, at 11 a.m. at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg.
Funeral services for Prestonsburg Police Captain Ralph Frasure will be held Wednesday, July 6, at 1 p.m. at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg.
Funeral services for Prestonsburg Police Officer Jacob Chaffins will be held Thursday, July 7, at 1 p.m. at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg.
Interment will follow each funeral at Gethsemane Gardens in Prestonsburg for all three officers.