Last updateSat, 31 Jan 2015 4pm

Gov. Nixon orders flags to half-staff in honor of fallen Phelps County soldier

Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags at state buildings in all 114 counties and the City of St. Louis be flown at half-staff on Saturday, April 12, to honor the bravery and sacrifice of Sergeant Timothy Wayne Owens. Sgt. Owens, age 37, formerly of Rolla, was a soldier in the United States Army serving at Fort Hood, Texas. He died from wounds sustained during an April 2 shooting incident on the Army post.

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