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Fri May 17, 2013
KY Tourism Secretary Announces Retirement
Kentucky's Tourism Secretary, Marcheta Sparrow will retire at the end of this month. Sparrow was one of Governor Steve Beshear's first cabinet appointments, taking office in 2007.
Beshear did not return a request for comment, but in a statement, he praised Sparrow for the state's recent increase in tourism, including a 4.4 percent jump last year. Beshear says he will name a new secretary soon. The secretary oversees many departments, in addition to tourism, including parks, fish and wildlife.