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New HOPE Scholarship Available To Grad Students

Graduate school students can now receive an extra $5,700 of HOPE Scholarship money for their first year of graduate studies. Tennessee Tech Dean of Graduate Studies Julie Baker said the scholarship is now available for a fifth year to eligible students. She said the expansion covers about half of a student’s fees in their first year of grad school. She ... Read More »

Pickett Applying For Grant To Replace Ambulance Equipment

Pickett County wants to purchase new CPR equipment and heart monitors for its ambulance service. County Executive Stephen Bilbrey said the county is applying for some $400,000 in grant funding for the upgrades. “The heart monitors that we have are probably about nine or 10-years-old,” Bilbrey said. “They still work, but we definitely need to upgrade those and some CPR ... Read More »

White Co Schools Seeking Technology Purchase Through Grant Application

White County Schools applying for a one million dollar grant to install interactive learning boards in classrooms. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said grades K-5 already have the technology. Dronebarger said the grant would install interactive boards for the remaining grade levels. “These are great tools. They are not just tvs,” Dronebarger said. “They are presentation devices. It’s like a ... Read More »

Community Foundation Scholarship Portal Open To UC Students

The application portal for Upper Cumberland students to apply for a Community Foundation Scholarship is open. Community Relations Director Pat Embry said last year, over 20 undergraduate Tennessee Tech students received a scholarship. Four of which come from Putnam County. “We have 150 different scholarship funds and since Cookeville is particularly a college town, getting a good solid education should ... Read More »

Livingston Applying For Grant Funds For ADA Compliant Sidewalks

Livingston applying for grant funds to continue sidewalk improvements in the downtown area. Downtown Revitalization Chair Gene Gantt said if awarded, walkways and drainage on connecting roads between Church and Spring Street would be updated. “We’re known as one of the best walking towns anywhere around, so we want people to get out and enjoy the city and walk it ... Read More »

Baxter PD Wants To Purchase New Vehicles And Tasers Through Grant Application

Baxter seeking grant funding to purchase four police vehicles to phase out aging patrol cars. Police Chief Danny Holmes said the department has spent a lot of money on trying to maintain several vehicles with over 100,000 miles. Homes said they need to be replaced. “We’re limited on funds as everybody is, and when you start spending thousands and thousands ... Read More »

Putnam Schools Taking Application For Pre-K Program

Putnam County School System now taking applications for its Pre-K program. Pre-K-4th Grade Instructional Supervisor Dr. Diana Wood said that the program can give a huge leg up to children before they start kindergarten. “Throughout the day they will be exposed to literacy instruction, math instruction, they’ll have times of centers, learning centers, they’ll have free play,” Wood said. “They ... Read More »

Livingston Makes Next Round In $500 K Grant Application

Livingston is one step closer to a $500,000 grant to continue work on the downtown area. UCDD applied for an Appalachian Regional Commission Grant on behalf of the city in December. Deputy Director Tommy Lee said the commission has now asked for a full application. “Don’t want to celebrate just yet, because it has not been awarded,” Lee said. “Typically ... Read More »

Spencer Applying For Funding To Install Automatic Meter Readers

Spencer wants to install automatic readers for water meters in its utility district. Mayor Mickey Robinson said the plan is to apply for a Community Development Block Grant worth up to $630,000 to make the project happen. “If we get awarded this grant, it will be a great thing for this city,” Robinson said. “It will be radio reading is ... Read More »

Overton School Board Continuing Work On JROTC Application Process

After two months of gathering information on a possible JROTC program at Livingston Academy, the Overton School Board is ready to submit an application. Chair Mike Hayes said that officials spent time with Clarkrange and York Institute Officials to see their program. “It talks a lot about leadership, discipline,” Hayes said. “And it offers extracurricular activities for those kids that ... Read More »