May 1, 2007
Ketron to Serve on Civil War Sesquicentennial
Nashville, Tenn. – Sen. Bill Ketron’s (R-Murfreesboro) appointment to the Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Working Committee has been confirmed by the Governor.
“Tennessee has a rich history that should be preserved for future generations,” said Ketron. “This is a unique opportunity for the state to promote its Civil War trails and sites. I consider it a privilege to serve on this committee.”
The Working Committee was established to explore how Tennessee will participate in and promote the Civil War Sesquicentennial, which is set to begin in 2011.
Ketron is the Chairman of the Senate State and Local Government Committee. He is a member of the Senate Environment, Conservation and Tourism Committee, the Senate Education Committee, the Select Oversight Committee on Corrections, the Select Oversight Committee on Workers’ Compensation and the Select Oversight Committee on
Ketron also serves as the Chairman of the Contract Services Subcommittee of the Joint Legislative Fiscal Review Committee. He represents Lincoln, Marshall, Maury and Rutherford counties.