Stretch Of Bluegrass Parkway Now Honors Slain Bardstown Officer

A stretch of the Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County will honor a slain Bardstown Police Officer.

Governor Beshear signed the legislation for the ‘Officer Jason Ellis Memorial Highway’ Wednesday in Frankfort.

According to investigators, Ellis was ambushed and shot to death on his way home on May 25, 2013.

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The crime is still unsolved.