November 7, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Powers announce $45,000 Infrastructure Planning Grant for Jellico

(NASHVILLE) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and State Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) announced today that the City of Jellico will receive a $45,000 Infrastructure Planning grant from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD).  The grant is part of the Rural Economic Opportunity (REO) fund designed to better address unique water and sewer needs of rural Tennessee counties, particularly those with …

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November 7, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Calfee, Rep. Travis announce $45,000 Infrastructure Planning Grant for Harriman

(NASHVILLE) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and State Representatives Kent Calfee (R-Kingston) and Ron Travis (R-Dayton) announced today that the Harriman Utility Board will receive a $45,000 Infrastructure Planning grant from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD).  The grant is part of the Rural Economic Opportunity (REO) fund designed to better address unique water and sewer needs of rural Tennessee counties, particularly …

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November 7, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Travis announce $45,000 Infrastructure Planning Grant for Graysville

(NASHVILLE) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and State Representative Ron Travis (R-Dayton) announced today that the City of Graysville will receive a $45,000 Infrastructure Planning grant from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD).  The grant is part of the Rural Economic Opportunity (REO) fund designed to better address unique water and sewer needs of rural Tennessee counties, particularly those with …

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October 29, 2019

Senator Yager to speak at weekly LaFollette Rotary Club

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be a guest speaker for the LaFollette Rotary Club on Tuesday, October 29th at 12:00 p.m. EST.  The meeting will be held at the LaFollette United Methodist Church. Who: State Senator Ken Yager What: Speaking at LaFollette Rotary Club When: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. EST Where: LaFollette United Methodist Church, 808 E Central Avenue, …

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October 28, 2019

Senator Yager to attend a groundbreaking ceremony at the Jacksboro TCAT campus and a check presentation from TVA

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be visiting the Tennessee College of Applied Technology campus at Jacksboro on Tuesday, October 29th with Representative Dennis Powers (R- Jacksboro) and TBR Chancellor Flora Tydings. They will take a tour of the campus at 9:00 a.m., there will be a groundbreaking ceremony for a new building at 10:00 a.m., and a check …

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October 21, 2019

Sen. Yager’s Annual Chili Supper and Silent Auction is set for Nov. 22

(KINGSTON, Tenn.), October 21, 2019 – The 26th annual Chili Supper and Silent Auction sponsored by Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) is set for November 22 at Roane State Community College in the Student Lounge from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST. Governor Bill Lee is expected to attend the event joining a host of celebrity servers.  Country music star Jimmy …

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October 21, 2019

Senator Yager and Secretary Hargett to visit Pickett County Library

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be visiting Byrdstown today, Tuesday, October 21st at 2:00 p.m. CST with Secretary of State, Tre Hargett, to tour the Pickett County Library. Who: State Senator Ken Yager and Secretary of State Tre Hargett What: Pickett County Public Library tour When: Monday, October 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. CST Where: 79 Pickett Square Drive, Byrdstown, TN 38549 ###

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October 11, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Powers announce $315,000 in grant for Campbell County to purchase new ambulances

(NASHVILLE), October 11, 2019 – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) announced today that Campbell County will receive $315,000 through a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).   Yager and Powers made the announcement after receiving the information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD).  The grant will be used to purchase two ambulances to serve Campbell County. …

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October 11, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Travis announce $525,000 grant for Spring City

(NASHVILLE), October 11, 2019 – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Representative Ron Travis (R-Dayton) announced today that Spring City will receive $525,000 through Community Development Block Grants (CDBG).   Yager and Windle made the announcement after receiving the information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD).  The grant is to be used to repair or replace sewer lines, flow monitors, …

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October 11, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Keisling, Rep. Windle announce $788,120 in grants for community development projects in Fentress County

(NASHVILLE), October 2019 – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Representatives Kelly Keisling (R-Byrdstown) and John Mark Windle (D-Livingston) announced today that Fentress County will receive a total of $788,120 in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG).   The lawmakers made the announcement after receiving the information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD).  The City of Jamestown will receive $525,000 to …

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October 11, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Keisling announce $525,000 grant for water system improvements in Byrdstown

(NASHVILLE), October 2019 – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Representative Kelly Keisling (R-Byrdstown) announced today that Byrdstown will receive $525,000 through a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).   The lawmakers made the announcement after receiving the information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD).  The grant will be used for water system improvements to repair and rehabilitate water lines, service …

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October 11, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Calfee announce $1.5 million in grants for Roane County

(NASHVILLE), October 2019 – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Representative Kent Calfee (R-Kingston) announced today that Roane County will receive a total of $1,575,000 through Community Development Block Grants (CDBG).   Yager and Calfee made the announcement after receiving the information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD).  The awards to Roane County include: ·         $575,000 to Harriman for water system …

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October 11, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Windle announce $266,181 grant for Wartburg

(NASHVILLE), October 2019 – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Representative John Mark Windle (D-Livingston) announced today that Wartburg will receive $266,181 through Community Development Block Grants (CDBG).   Yager and Windle made the announcement after receiving the information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD).  The grant is to be used for a fire protection project to purchase one pumper …

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October 11, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Keisling announce $761,749 in grants for Scott County

(NASHVILLE), October 2019 – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Representative Kelly Keisling (R-Byrdstown) announced today that Scott County will receive a total of $761,749 through Community Development Block Grants (CDBG).   The lawmakers made the announcement after receiving the information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD).  Scott County is receiving $305,912 to purchase one new ambulance and four new …

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October 10, 2019

Tomorrow: Yager Building Dedication honoring Senator Ken Yager

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be honored at the Yager Building Dedication Ceremony tomorrow, Friday, October 11, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. EST. The dedication will take place at Roane State Community College in the Yager building, 2nd floor lobby, 276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee. Who: State Senator Ken Yager What: Yager Building Dedication When: Friday, October 11th at 10:00 p.m. EST Where: Roane State Community College in the …

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October 8, 2019

Senator Yager will be touring the Dayton La-Z-Boy Plant.

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be visiting Dayton today, Tuesday, October 8th, to tour the new La-Z-Boy Innovation Center. Who: State Senator Ken Yager What: La-Z-Boy Innovation Center tour When: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. EST Where: La-Z-Boy, 500 Manufacturers Rd., Dayton, TN 37321 ###

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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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