TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Trooper James W. McNeely Memorial Highway Sign to be Unveiled
Date of News Release: 07/26/2006
(Wingo, KY.) On Saturday July 29, 2006 Kentucky State Police Commissioner John (Jack) Adams, other members of the Kentucky State Police, and family and friends will be on hand for the unveiling of signs naming KY. 339 in Graves County the "Trooper James W. McNeely Memorial Highway". KY. 339, from KY. 129 to the Jackson Purchase Parkway (MP 9.148 to MP 13.160) will be named in honor and memory of Trooper McNeely who died in the line of duty on April 8, 1972.
This roadway is being renamed as a result of passage of senate bill 18 by the 2002 Kentucky General Assembly.
The ceremony will be held at the Wingo Fire Department at 11:00 A.M.
Directions: Take the Jackson Purchase Parkway south to exit 14. Turn right on KY. 339 toward Wingo. The fire department is located on the southwest corner of U.S. 45 at the intersection of KY. 339. Parking is available at the Wingo Church of Christ, which is located next to the fire department.