The Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference recently honored state Sen. Ken Yager for his work in the Senate.
Yager received the award at a meeting of the group attended by district attorneys statewide.
“We greatly appreciate the tireless work and steadfast commitment of Sen. Yager to first understand, and then develop workable solutions, to some very difficult crime problems,” said James W. Kirby, executive director of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference.
25 Years Ago
Tracey Oliver of Harriman was crowned Miss Roane State during a weekend pageant at the college. Ten students vied for the title in the pageant, a preliminary for the Miss Tennessee pageant in Jackson. Among them were third runner-up Valonda Thomas of Rockwood, Angela Kerley of Harriman and Melanie L. Shirling of Kingston.
Roane County United Way is extremely grateful to all the individuals and businesses that have so generously contributed and continue to contribute to Roane County United Way.
During 2013, those contributions supported 37 agencies providing a wide variety of services to residents of Roane County from crisis services to families and individuals, to education and youth services in our communities.
“For 2014 Roane County United Way has received requests from 34 organizations for support of 42 programs to meet the needs of Roane County residents.
The Tennessee Wars Commission and the Tennessee Historical Commission will begin accepting applications on Dec. 1 for a new grant program to provide funding to protect Civil War and Underground Railroad sites in Tennessee.
Grant funding is made possible by the Tennessee Civil War Sites Preservation Act of 2013, which was passed this year by the Tennessee General Assembly and signed into law by Gov. Haslam.