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)

flag cableFRANKFORT, Ky. (4/5/13) – Gov. Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, April 6, 2013, in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
According to the Department of Defense, Sgt. Michael C. Cable, 26, of Philpot, Ky., died March 27, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by enemy forces in Shinwar District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.
 
Funeral services for Sgt. Cable will be held on April 6 at 1 p.m. Central time at Haley-McGuiness Funeral Home in Owensboro, Ky. Burial services will immediately follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Owensboro.
 
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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