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HOUSE

RESOLUTION No. ___



Introduced by: Eberhart


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        A RESOLUTION urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename sections of an Indiana highway after Sheriff Albert Woodward McCorkle, Trooper Herbert Wade Smith, Sergeant Gary Wayne Henderson, and Deputy Stacia S. Lockridge Alyea.
    

    Whereas, Shelby County Sheriff Albert Woodard McCorkle died of a gunshot wound sustained on October 10, 1880, while investigating a disturbance at a local bar;

    Whereas, Sheriff McCorkle was shot in the middle of the Shelbyville streets known as Broadway and Harrison;

    Whereas, In his honor, the House of Representatives urges the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename that part

of State Road 9 that intersects with State Road 44 "The Sheriff Albert Woodard McCorkle Memorial Highway";

    Whereas, State Trooper Herbert Wade Smith was killed in the line of duty on December 5, 1946;

    Whereas, Trooper Smith was shot and killed while on a traffic stop just north of State Road 9 North;

    Whereas, In his honor, the House of Representatives urges the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename that part of State Road 9 North that runs through Shelby County "The Trooper Herbert Wade Smith Memorial Highway";

    Whereas, Sergeant Gary Wayne Henderson of the Shelbyville Police Department was killed on October 10, 2007, while responding to a call for assistance from a Shelby County deputy sheriff who had pulled over a stolen vehicle with two juvenile suspects;

    Whereas, Sergeant Gary Wayne Henderson, age 51 with 33 years of service, was struck by a set of the rear dual tires and wheels that disengaged from the passenger side of a passing semi trailer;

    Whereas, In his honor, the House of Representatives urges the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename that part of Interstate 74 that runs through Shelby County "The Sergeant Gary Wayne Henderson Memorial Highway";

    Whereas, Shelby County Sheriff's Deputy Stacia S. Lockridge Alyea was killed while in pursuit of a drunk driver on April 18, 1996;

    Whereas, Deputy Alyea served with the Shelby County Sheriff's Department for five years and had been recognized by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving for her work in drunk driving enforcement a week before her death;

    Whereas, In her honor, the House of Representatives urges the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename that part of State Road 44 West that runs through Shelby County "The

Deputy Stacia S. Lockridge Alyea Memorial Highway"; and

    Whereas, Heroes such as these brave law enforcement officers deserve very special recognition for their sacrifice: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives wishes to acknowledge the great sacrifice of these dedicated law enforcement personnel and to honor them further by renaming several sections of Indiana highways after them.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to the families of Sheriff Albert Woodard McCorkle, Trooper Herbert Wade Smith, Sergeant Gary Wayne Henderson, and Deputy Stacia S. Lockridge Alyea, and the commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation.


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HR 1513/DI 84

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