October 4, 2019

Senator Yager and the Department of Economic and Community Development presenting tourism grant to the city of Dayton

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be visiting Dayton today, Friday, October 4th, with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to present a tourism development grant to the city of Dayton. The $42,500 grant will go to improving the access area of Lake Chickamauga. Who: State Senator Ken Yager What: Grant presentation to the City of Dayton When: Friday, October 4th, 2019 …

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October 3, 2019

Sen. Yager announces $105,000 School Resource Officer Grant for Oneida schools

NASHVILLE – Senator Ken Yager (R- Kingston) announced today that the Oneida Special School District will receive a $105,000 School Resource Officer (SRO) Grant from the Tennessee Department of Education to improve school safety. These funds will be used for an increase of three SROs in Oneida schools. The SRO Grant Program is part of the state’s School Safety Grant …

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October 3, 2019

Senator Yager to meet with constituents and Pickett County officials at the county courthouse

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be visiting Byrdstown on October 3rd, 2019 and will spend the morning meeting with constituents and local officials.  He will be at the county courthouse at 11:00am EST to discuss local matters with County Officials. Who: State Senator Ken Yager What: Visiting Pickett County Courthouse When: Thursday, October 3rd, 11:00 a.m. CST Where: Pickett County Courthouse, …

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October 1, 2019

Senator Yager to visit Allardt Elementary School with Treasurer Lillard for College Savings Month

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be visiting Allardt Elementary School at the morning assembly in the school gym, with Tennessee State Treasurer David Lillard and Representative Kelly Keisling (R–Byrdstown) for “College Savings Month”. They will be sharing information on the TNStars College Savings 529 Program. Senator Yager and Treasurer Lillard will present students with piggy banks and …

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October 1, 2019

Sen. Yager announces Highway Safety Grants for Rhea County

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-­Kingston­­­), said today he has been informed that four Hi­­­ghway Safety Grants have been awarded to promote public safety on Rhea County roads and to curb drunk driving.  Senator Yager made the announcement after being informed by the Department of Safety and Homeland Security.  The Rhea County awards include: $10,000 to the Dayton Police Department …

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October 1, 2019

Sen. Yager announces Highway Safety Grants for Morgan County

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-­Kingston­­­), said today he has been informed that two Hi­­­ghway Safety Grants have been awarded to promote public safety on Morgan County roads and to curb drunk driving.  Senator Yager made the announcement after being informed by the Department of Safety and Homeland Security.  The Morgan County awards include: $5,000 to the Morgan County Sheriff …

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October 1, 2019

Sen. Yager announces Highway Safety Grants for Roane County

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-­Kingston­­­), said today he has been informed that four Hi­­­ghway Safety Grants have been awarded to promote public safety on Roane County roads and to curb drunk driving.  Senator Yager made the announcement after being informed by the Department of Safety and Homeland Security.  The Roane County awards include: $5,000 for the Harriman Police Department High Visibility Enforcement $15,000 …

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October 1, 2019

Sen. Yager announces Highway Safety Grants for Campbell County

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-­Kingston­­­), said today he has been informed that four Hi­­­ghway Safety Grants have been awarded to promote public safety on Campbell County roads and to curb drunk driving.  Senator Yager made the announcement after being informed by the Department of Safety and Homeland Security.  The Campbell County awards include: ·         $9,900.00 for Campbell County Rural Fire Service Emergency Medical Services ·         $27,120.00 for the …

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October 1, 2019

Sen. Yager announces Highway Safety Grants for Pickett County

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-­Kingston­­­), said today he has been informed that a Hi­­­ghway Safety Grant has been awarded to promote public safety on Pickett County roads and to curb drunk driving.  Senator Yager made the announcement after being informed by the Department of Safety and Homeland Security.  The $5,000 award will go to the Pickett County Sheriff’s Office …

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October 1, 2019

Sen. Yager announces Highway Safety Grants for Fentress County

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-­Kingston­­­), said today he has been informed that a Hi­­­ghway Safety Grant has been awarded to promote public safety on Fentress County roads and to curb drunk driving.  Senator Yager made the announcement after being informed by the Department of Safety and Homeland Security.  The $14,900 award will go to the Fentress County Sheriff’s Department …

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October 1, 2019

Sen. Yager announces Highway Safety Grants for Scott County

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-­Kingston­­­), said today he has been informed that a Hi­­­ghway Safety Grant has been awarded to promote public safety on Scott County roads and to curb drunk driving.  Senator Yager made the announcement after being informed by the Department of Safety and Homeland Security.  The $183,900 award will go to the Tennessee District Attorney General, …

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September 25, 2019

Sen. Yager announces grants for district to prevent and reduce ACEs through Building Strong Brains Tennessee

NASHVILLE, (September 25, 2019) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) recently announced three projects in his district funded by grants from the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services (DCS) through Building Strong Brains Tennessee initiative. The initiative is a partnership between state government and the private sector that promotes policies, programs and practices to prevent and reduce adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) …

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September 23, 2019

YAGER, POWERS, AND DILBECK ANNOUNCE RIBBON CUTTING ON $1.9 MILLION STINKING CREEK ROAD PROJECT

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager, State Representative Dennis Powers, and Campbell County Road Superintendent Ron Dilbeck today announced an official ribbon cutting will be held on Monday, October 7, ceremonially opening Stinking Creek Road.  The event will take place at 11 a.m. at the Stanfield Church of God.  The church is located at 6373 Stinking Creek Road in Pioneer. …

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September 20, 2019

COUNTIES IN SENATE DISTRICT 12 SET TO RECEIVE NUMEROUS STATE GRANTS SAYS SEN. YAGER

(NASHVILLE) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) announced today that numerous grants have been awarded to counties in Senate District 12 from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) and the Tennessee Department of State Library and Archives Division.  Six counties in the district will receive ECD’s Three Star grants, while 15 libraries will receive Technology Grants from the …

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September 17, 2019

Statement from Senator Ken Yager regarding $366,210 Transportation Alternative Grant from Tennessee Department of Transportation

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) made the following statement regarding the announcement that LaFollette will receive a $366,210 Transportation Alternative Grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT).  The grant will fund Phase 3 of construction of sidewalks along the west side of SR-9 (Indiana Avenue) from N. Tennessee Avenue to Beech Street.  Projects includes ADA compliance, brick …

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September 6, 2019

TN Arts Commission among host of speakers from state and federal government participating in upcoming Grants Conference

NASHVILLE – Anne Pope, Executive Director of the Tennessee Arts Commission, will be among a host of speakers at State Senator Ken Yager’s (R-Kingston) upcoming Grants Conference.  Pope and other key officials from various departments and agencies of the state and federal government will offer expert advice to participants regarding how to submit a competitive application.  The Arts Commission awards …

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August 26, 2019

Senator Yager and ORNL Deputy for Operations, Jeff Smith, Presenting $10,000 grant to Postmark LaFollette

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Jeff Smith, Deputy for Operations at Oak Ridge National Labs (ORNL), will visit the Historic Postmark LaFollette post office at 4:30 p.m. EST on Friday, August 30th, 2019, for a grant presentation from ORNL in the amount of $10,000.  The grant is given to Postmark LaFollette to fund important refurbishment of the …

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