LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The flags at the Louisiana Capitol building will fly at half-staff Thursday in honor of a former legislator and his wife, both of whom died last week.
Vic and Terry Stelly died of COVID-19 just hours apart on Saturday, Dec. 26.
Vic Stelly was a former state representative who authored the “Stelly Plan,” approved by voters to increase income taxes while decreasing sales taxes.
Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a decree that flags at the Capitol will fly at half-staff Thursday, Dec. 31, in memory of the Stellys.