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Highway, Bridge will honor fallen Adair County firefighters

Dedication of KY 55 memorial highway signs set for June 11, 2016, honoring fallen Adair & Taylor County firefighters Captain Tony Grider and Charles "Sparky" Sparks

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will join Sen. Max Wise, Rep. John "Bam" Carney and other state and local officials on at the Columbia/AdairCounty Fire Department, 200 Merchant Street, Columbia, KY, at 10amCT, Saturday, June 11, 2016, to dedicate sections of KY 55 in Adair and Taylor Counties to honor two fallen firefighters.

Among those to be present at the event will be Families of Captain Tony Grider & Charles 'Sparky' Sparks, Senator Max Wise & Representative John "Bam" Carney, and other local and state dignitarie By action of the Kentucky General Assembly, a section of KY 55 in Adair and Taylor Counties will be named in honor of firefighter Captain Tony Grider and a bridge along KY 55 in Adair County will be named in honor of firefighter Charles 'Sparky' Sparks.

This story was posted on 2016-06-02 07:17:38
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