NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State Representative Pat Marsh (R-Shelbyville) and State Senator Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) said today that they have been informed by Secretary of State Tre Hargett that the Bedford County Archives will receive an archives development grant. The $4,400 grant will be used for shelving units, folders, and boxes for the preservation, arrangement, and description of historic records.
“I appreciate Secretary Hargett and his staff for their investment in our community and our local archives,” said Representative Marsh. “These dollars will enhance protections for our important historical information and improve access to it so our citizens will always be able to learn about the events that shaped Bedford County’s rich narrative.”
“I was very pleased that this grant was been awarded to assist in our efforts to preserve and showcase the rich heritage in Bedford County,” said Senator Reeves. “This will strengthen historical information available to citizens through the county’s archives. I appreciate our local officials for their work in securing these funds, and Secretary Hargett for recognizing the need.”
Pat Marsh serves as Chairman of the House Business & Utilities Committee. He is also a member of the House Agriculture & Natural Resources, House Calendar & Rules and the Joint Fiscal Review Committees, as well as the House Business & Utilities Subcommittee. Marsh lives in Shelbyville and represents House District 62, which includes Bedford and parts of Lincoln Counties. He can be reached by email at: [email protected] or by calling (615) 741-6824.
Shane Reeves serves as a member of the Senate Government Operations Committee. He is also a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Reeves lives in Murfreesboro and represents Senate District 14, which includes Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, Moore, and parts of Rutherford Counties. He can be reached by email at: [email protected] or by calling (615) 741-1066.