» Subscribe Today!
More of what you want to know.
The Daily News
X

Forgot your password?
Skip Navigation LinksHome >
VOL. 127 | NO. 76 | Wednesday, April 18, 2012

US 78 Segment Named for Ex Transportation Official

AP

Print | Front Page | Email this story | Comments ()

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Part of a north Mississippi thoroughfare is being named the William R. "Bill" Minor Memorial Highway, for a state transportation commissioner who died in November 2010.

Gov. Phil Bryant signed two bills Monday that put the designation on U.S. Highway 78 through Marshall County, where Minor lived.

The two measures, House Bill 98 and Senate Bill 2119, will become law July 1.

Minor was a Democrat from Holly Springs. He was elected northern district transportation commissioner in 2003. Before that, he served 20 years in the Senate representing Marshall, Benton and DeSoto counties.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Sign-Up For Our Free Email Edition
Get the news first with our daily email


 
Blog News, Training & Events
RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 106 418 11,538
MORTGAGES 135 521 14,424
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 2,278
BUILDING PERMITS 0 693 24,727
BANKRUPTCIES 53 297 8,729
BUSINESS LICENSES 26 119 3,890
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 453 13,909
MARRIAGE LICENSES 13 83 3,114

Weekly Edition

Issues | About

The Memphis News: Business, politics, and the public interest.