Rep. John Wray files bill to name highway Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield Highway Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Headline, Midlothian on February 07, 2015 by Publisher AUSTIN — State Representative John Wray, R-Waxahachie, filed a bill in the Texas House to name a segment of U.S. Highway 287 in Midlothian after Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield.The proposed name in HB 1187 filed on Feb. 5 is "Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield Highway."Wray's proposed bill reads in part, "Sec. 225.102. CHRIS KYLE AND CHAD LITTLEFIELD HIGHWAY. (a) Notwithstanding Section 225.001(c), the portion of U.S. Highway 287 in Midlothian between its intersection with Rex Odom Drive and its intersection with Kimble Road is designated as the Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield Highway. The designation is in addition to any other designation."Precinct 3 Ellis County Commissioner Paul Perry, whose precinct includes portions of Midlothian, supports naming a road after Kyle and Littlefield."It is important that we remember both Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield who were trying to help a veteran when they perished," Perry said after signing a petition supporting the effort.A petition circulating online, entitled "Name a portion of road in Texas after American Heroes," has obtained over 2,500 signatures with nearly the same amount needed as of the date of this publication.Click here to visit the Change.org petition supporting naming a road after Kyle and Littlefield. You may also be interested in readingCommissioners support renaming highway after Kyle and LittlefieldMurderer of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield found guiltyLegislative Medal of Honor awarded to Chris Kyle and William DyessFeb. 2 declared Chris Kyle DayNo charges recommended for Commissioners Butler and PerryMidlothian PD and FBI put convicted sex offender away for child porn possessionPerry honored to celebrate lifeGreat Texas Warrant Roundup begins March 7Suspect arrested after attempted aggravated robbery of gas stationCounty Commissioner launches effort to save Italy Walmart ← Five Ennis Lions commit on National Signing DayWaxahachie hires Wade Goolsby as next police chief → You must log in to post a comment.