UPDATE: Road dedication in Burnsville

By The Associated Press

BURNSVILLE – A segment of U.S. Highway 72 in the Burnsville city limits will be designated as “Bobby H. Johnson Memorial Highway.”

Johnson served as mayor the Tishomingo County town for 20 years. He resigned as mayor in July 2005.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation will be held at the Town of Burnsville welcome sign on U.S. Highway 72 on the east side of town on Friday.