73.1 F
Charlotte Amalie
Sunday, February 5, 2023
HomeNewsArchivesFriday a Day of Remembrance of President Reagan

Friday a Day of Remembrance of President Reagan

June 10, 2004 – Friday has been proclaimed a Day of Remembrance of President Reagan in the Virgin Islands.
Lt. Gov. Vargrave Richards, in his capacity as acting governor, urged Virgin Islanders in a release issued on Thursday afternoon to offer their thoughts and prayers for the late president and his family.
"President Reagan demonstrated great personal courage in recovering from an assassin's bullet in 1981 to return to his duties as president and in his struggle with Alzheimer's disease," Richards said.
Gov. Charles W. Turnbull on Saturday ordered that flags in the territory be flown at half-staff for 30 days in Reagan's memory.
The Legislature's central staff offices will be closed on Friday in observance of the national day of mourning, Senate President David Jones announced on Thursday. No Senate meetings were scheduled this week.

Back Talk

Share your reaction to this news with other Source readers. Please include headline, your name, and the city and state/country or island where you reside.

Publisher's note : Like the St. Croix Source now? Find out how you can love us twice as much — and show your support for the islands' free and independent news voice … click here.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.