DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

Daniel FANNINFRANKFORT, Ky. (5/11/13) – Gov. Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 13, 2013, in honor of a Kentucky airman who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
According to the Department of Defense, Staff Sgt. Daniel N. Fannin, 30, of Morehead, Ky., died April 27 in the crash of an MC-12 aircraft near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Fannin was assigned to the 552nd Operations Support Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma.
 
Funeral services for Staff Sgt. Fannin will be held on May 13 at 10 a.m. Central time at Rose State College in Midwest City, Okla. Interment will follow at 2 p.m. Central time at Fort Gibson Cemetery in Fort Gibson, Okla. Gov. Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.
 
Flag status information is available at http://governor.ky.gov/Pages/flagstatus.aspx.
 
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