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Fallen KSP Trooper Honored for National Police Officers Week

Fallen soldier McNeelyHICKORY, Ky. (5/9/14) – In commemoration of National Police Officers Memorial Week, the Kentucky State Police Post 1 Mayfield, will honor a fallen Trooper at a ceremony, 9 a.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014 CST at the Mayfield Memory Gardens.

Trooper James W. McNeely, 37, drowned while on a flood rescue mission on the Kentucky River in Franklin County April 8, 1972. His death came one day after his sixteenth anniversary of joining the Kentucky State Police. Trooper McNeely, a Graves County native, was assigned to Post 12 Frankfort.

In honor of his service and sacrifice, a five-mile stretch of Kentucky 339 in Graves County has been designated the Trooper James W. McNeely Memorial Highway.

Mayfield Memory Gardens is located on US 45 south of Mayfield.

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