Kentucky road signs in Knox County recognize accomplishments

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Highway signs showing honorary road names designated by Kentucky lawmakers have been installed in Knox County.

The signs are on U.S. 25E and Kentucky 217.

Home of Byron Woolum Professional Checkers Player is displayed on U.S. 25E, and Reverend Ray Bays Memorial Bridge is on Kentucky 217 to recognize their accomplishments, the Transportation Cabinet said.

The cabinet said almost five dozen honorary names were designated statewide and will appear on bridges, roads and honorary locations.