U.S. Flag and AR State Flag Half-Staff Notification

Governor Asa Hutchinson has ordered the United States flag and the state flag of Arkansas to be lowered to half-staff in tribute to the memory of Mandeville Assistant Fire Chief Lucas Stephenson.

Lucas Stephenson, assistant chief of the Mandeville Volunteer Fire Department, died in the line of duty on the evening of Tuesday, October 26, 2021. Stephenson, 25, was employed with Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. and was a graduate of Arkansas High School in Texarkana. He served the citizens of Mandeville and Miller County since 2013 and was promoted to assistant chief in 2019.

The Governor’s proclamation for Assistant Chief Lucas Stephenson can be found HERE.

Flags have already been lowered to half-staff in tribute to memory of Representative Carolyn Pollan and Senator Bobby Glover. Flags are to remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of interment.