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Part of Hwy. 15 in Jasper County renamed for Dickie Ware

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Southern District Transportation Commissioner Tom King says a dedication ceremony will be held Tuesday in Jasper County. 

A part of Highway 15 North will be named the Richard Alexandra 'Dickie' Ware Memorial Highway. Ware was a Bay Springs native and Vietnam veteran who died in combat.

The portion of the highway starts at the National Guard Armory and ends at the northern corporate limits of the City of Bay Springs.

The ceremony will be held Tuesday night at 6:00 at Bay Springs City Hall.  If you'd like more details on this dedication ceremony, please call 601-446-7358.

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