Five years ago, Johnathan Adam Hughes was killed by a roadside bomb while serving in Iraq. Last week, a new road was dedicated in Marion County to preserve his memory.
Family and friends, state and local officials, veterans and dozens of others were on hand for the dedication of the Adam Hughes Memorial Highway June 15.
Hughes was serving with the Kentucky Army National Guard’s Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 623rd Field Artillery, which is based in Campbellsville, at the time of his death. He was 21 years old.