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Bridge Builders: Jobe Darnell, Magistrate Sammy Baker

2012-11-24 - Walnut Grove Road, Burns Creek Bridge, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
Jobe Darnell, Adair County Roads Supervisor, left and Third District Magistrate Sammy Baker, after the Bridge over Burns Creek on Walnut Grove Road was opened Wednesday, November 21, 2012. Burns Creek is in the background. Adair County Judge Ann Melton, who has initiated 16 major Adair County road projects in her tenure, had scheduled an appearance at the opening, but was unable to do so because of pressing family needs. All 16 projects were overseen by Mr. Darnell. The Burns Creek Bridge was the second bridge project in Sammy Baker's district during his tenure. Baker is pressing for to see the most needed bridge project in his district completed. It's a Kentucky State Highway Department bridge replacement over Glens Fork Creek on KY 55, in the historic Zion Community.

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