Monday, May 1, 2017
AR – Cove Creek Pearson Fire Chief Doug Deckard
Governor Asa Hutchinson has directed the state flag of Arkansas to be flown at half-staff in tribute to the memory of Cove Creek Pearson Fire Chief Doug Deckard. The flag will remain at half-staff until the day of interment.
Chief Deckard was killed in the line of duty on April 30, 2017, while monitoring water lines on Arkansas Highway 25 during a severe thunderstorm.