December 4, 2019

Senator Yager to participate in Harriman Christmas Parade

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will participate in the Harriman Christmas Parade, themed “A Country Christmas” on Thursday, December 5th at 7:00 p.m. He will be in the front of the parade in a convertible car.  Who: State Senator Ken Yager What: Harriman Christmas Parade When: Thursday, December 5th, 7:00 p.m. Where: Parade begin from Georgia Street headed west towards downtown ###

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December 4, 2019

Senator Yager to be Grand Marshal in Rockwood Christmas Parade

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be the Grand Marshal in the Rockwood Christmas Parade on Monday, December 7th at 7:00 p.m. He will be traveling in the front of the parade in a convertible car. Who: State Senator Ken Yager, Grand Marshal What: Rockwood Christmas Parade When: Monday, December 9th, 7:00 p.m. ###

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December 4, 2019

Senator Yager invites TDEC Commissioner David Salyers to tour Morgan County

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will visit Wartburg and Coalfield with the Commissioner for the Department of Environment and Conservation, David Salyers, on Monday, December 9th, at 11:30am. Commissioner Salyers is touring Morgan County at the invitation of Senator Yager.  They will start at the Roane State Campus in Wartburg to meet with local marina owners, then visit Frozen Head State …

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November 8, 2019

Sen. Yager, Rep. Windle announce $45,000 Infrastructure Planning Grant for Wartburg

(NASHVILLE) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and State Representative John Mark Windle (D-Livingston) announced today that the City of Wartburg 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 …

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November 7, 2019

Senator Yager to present senate proclamation honoring Dixie Lee at the unveiling of the Dixie Lee historical marker

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be attending the Dixie Lee historical marker dedication ceremony and presenting the family with a senate proclamation honoring her life.  The ceremony will be at 4:00pm EST on November 8th, 2019 at the corner of Maple Street and Oak Street in Harriman. Who: State Senator Ken Yager What: Dedication of historical marker and presentation …

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November 7, 2019

Statement from Senator Ken Yager regarding grants for Roane State Community College, TCAT Jacksboro and TCAT Oneida

(NASHVILLE), November 7, 2019 — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) made the following statement regarding the announcement that two Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCATs) and one Community College in Senate District 12 will receive major grants under provisions of the Governor’s Investment in Vocational Education (GIVE) Act which he co-sponsored.  Roane State Community College will receive $999,950 under the grant program for Fast Forward …

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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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