Governor Barbour calls for Day of Prayer Sunday for areas impacted by oil spill

Jackson, Mississippi – Governor Haley Barbour proclaimed June 27 as a Day of Prayer to remember the Mississippi Gulf Coast and other states affected by the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon accident.

“I know fellow Mississippians have kept our Gulf Coast in their thoughts and prayers since this horrible accident occurred two months ago,” Governor Barbour said. “I join our coastal neighbors in asking for remembrances of those who lost their lives in this tragedy as well as the families and communities dealing with the effects of the spill on their businesses and daily lives.”

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