Flags lowered in Mississippi to honor Peres

Gov. Phil Bryant ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff in memory of former Israeli president and prime minister, Shimon Peres. It applies to state and U.S. flags on state property.

Peres died Wednesday at the age of 93. His body lies in state at the Knesset in Jerusalem. A state funeral will be held Friday.

WTOK
9/29/16