Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

December 18, 2012

Effingham mayor orders flags be flown at half-staff for Connecticut victims

Cathy Thoele
Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Merv Gillenwater has ordered flags be flown at half-staff immediately in accordance with a statewide order.

Gov. Pat Quinn's office has ordered the flags be lowered until further notice to honor the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., Friday.