Stretch of Highway 421 now pays tribute to ‘Miss Golf 2016’

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CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)A stretch of highway 421 in Clay County now pays tribute to a new local hero.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 11 office has installed signs in Clay County displaying “Home of Bailey Hubbard Kentucky’s Miss Golf 2016” on U.S. 421. The designation was approved this year by the General Assembly.

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“Ceremonially naming roads and bridges is a popular tradition Kentuckians take pride in to recognize people and milestones that bring respect to the Commonwealth,” said Transportation Secretary Jim Gray said in a release.

Fifty-nine honorary names were designated statewide and will appear on 13 bridges, 29 roads and 16 honorary locations. Signage will remain posted indefinitely unless the General Assembly authorizes a change.