Chris Stapleton honored with road sign
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials have added Chris Stapleton to the sign as travelers go into Johnson County, Kentucky.
From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District Office 12: “We were privileged to meet with Chris Stapleton on Saturday evening before his show in Pikeville to present him with a replica sign marking his name on the Country Music Highway in Johnson County. We also gave him a framed copy of the General Assembly resolution that added his name to the highway.Pictured in the new cover photo are Stephanie Healey of Paintsville Tourism/Country Music Highway Museum and her friend Wade, Greg Couch, D12 Engineerng Support Branch Manager; Steve Roberts, D12 Sign Crew Supervisor; Kentucky Tourism Commissioner Kristen Brancum, Chris, Sara George, D12 Information Officer; Governor’s Office representative Ellen Adkisson, and D12 Chief District Engineer Mary Westfall-Holbrook. Mary is pictured above presenting Chris with the replica sign”
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