Honoring Local Heros

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Representative Ancel Smith presented legislative citations earlier this month to Department of Highways employees, Chris McCarty, Stanley Howard, and Matthew Bailey for heroic behavior in rescuing a local citizen who had been ejected from his vehicle in a frigid creek.

Representative Ancel Smith presented legislative citations earlier this month to Department of Highways employees, Chris McCarty, Stanley Howard, and Matthew Bailey for heroic behavior in rescuing a local citizen who had been ejected from his vehicle in a frigid creek.

  Paul Bailey, Magoffin County Road Superintendent, attended the legislative session in the House of Representatives in Frankfort with his three employees. From left to right are Paul Bailey, Chris McCarty, Representative Ancel Smith, Stan Howard, and Matthew Bailey. The rescue occurred late last year when the three men heard an automobile crash while preparing to leave the state highway garage to clear snow-covered roads.