November 1, 2011
Montgomery County, TN – State Senator Tim Barnes has announced that Montgomery County officials will hold an unveiling ceremony for the Joel Plummer Memorial highway on Friday, November 4th, commemorating the life of a public servant who made Montgomery County his home and his life.
Plummer was born in Montromery County where he lived his entire life. After serving in the U.S Navy during the Korean War, he returned home and was appointed deputy sheriff at the age of 22. Joel Plummer was eventually elected Sheriff of Montgomery County, was Montgomery County Trustee, Montgomery County Executive (now County Mayor) and was Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Safety from 1975-1979. [Read more]