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Highways Named for Local Soldiers
BLUE ASH, Ohio (WKRC) -- Fallen heroes will be honored from local communities.
Tuesday lawmakers announced roads and highways will be named after four local soldiers. Part of I-71 will be named Specialist Donald Scott Morrison Memorial Highway. The Blue Ash native died from an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2010.
A section of State Route-122 will be named the Captain Bartt Owens Memorial Highway. Owens, who is from Middletown, died in 2002 while serving in Operation Enduring Freedom.
Tylersville Road in Butler and Warren County will be named the Specialist Michael B. Cook Memorial Highway. The Middletown native died from wounds received when his unit was attacked in Iraq in 2011.
And part of Fair Avenue in Hamilton will be known as the Sergeant Charles J. Webb Memorial Highway. Webb died in November of 2004 in Iraq.