Man arrested in double shooting on Church Street

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Ripley Police Department and the United States Marshals Service has resulted in the arrest of an Alamo man in connection with a double shooting in Ripley. 

At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mark Davidson, on Sunday, TBI Agents joined the Ripley Police Department in investigating a shooting that occurred that evening at a home on Church Street.  A visitor of the home, William Black (DOB: 10/27/89), died as a result of his injuries.  Another visitor was critically wounded.  During the course of the investigation, Agents identified Terry Johnson as the individual responsible for the shootings.

On Monday, Terry Lee Johnson (DOB: 4/23/80) turned himself in to the Lauderdale County Jail.  He is charged with one count of Second Degree Murder and one count of Attempted Second Degree Murder.  He has a bond of $350,000.

Lauderdale County Board of Education-RFP Algebra and Geometry Notice.6-12-19

Accepting Bids
RFP for Algebra I, Algebra II, and
Geometry Curricula

The Lauderdale County Department of Education, 321 Armory Ave, POB 350, Ripley, TN 38063 is accepting bids for Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry math curricula for the 2019-2020 school year.
Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry full curriculum that focuses on Tennessee State Standards through a balance of conceptual understanding, procedural skills, fluency, and application. The curriculum should support rich classroom environment in which mathematical reasoning, mathematical discourse, and a range of mathematical practices.

The rigorous curriculum must include:
• real-world problem solving that develops deep
conceptual understanding,
• multiple representations to make connections and
show conceptual meaning and procedural fluency
• connects new learning to prior learning, demonstrates
multiple approaches while providing
multiple access points to learning
• uses critical thinking and complex reasoning that focuses
on higher DOK levels.

The curriculum must offer teacher support through professional development (minimum of one day), embedded on-going PD and technical support. Teacher and student instructional editions must be available with free digital access and with hard copy editions.

Quantities for student needs are 309 students in Algebra 1, 266 students in Algebra II, and 325 students in Geometry. Extra support materials are requested for approximately 40 students.
Teacher editions: 12

Sealed bids will be opened on Monday, June 24, 2019
at 10:30 am.

“The Department reserves the right to accept or reject bids and to determine equal or better.”

Lauderdale County Board of Education-RFP ELA Notice.6-12-19

Accepting Bids
RFP for 9-10 Grade ELA Curricula

The Lauderdale County Department of Education, 321 Armory Ave, POB 350, Ripley, TN 38063 is accepting bids for Grade 9-10 ELA curricula for the 2019-2020 school year.
9th and 10th grade ELA curriculum that focuses on reoccurring central topics for building background knowledge, literacy skills, and academic habits. Curriculum must be taught through authentic texts and topics that support the Tennessee State Standards for Grades 9-10 ELA.

Teacher and student editions must be in print format. All strands of the standards are to be integrated including:
• Instructional Routines
•. Reading for Detail
•. Evidence-based Claims and Arguments
•. Text-Dependent Questions
•. Explicit Writing Instruction
•. Text-based Vocabulary

Quantities for appropriate grade-level materials:
280 students Grade 9 and 260 students Grade 10.
Teacher editions: 8

Sealed bids will be opened on Monday, June 24, 2019,
at 10:30 am.

“The Department reserves the right to accept or reject bids and to determine equal or better.”

Lauderdale County Board of Education-Bid Notice RES basketball goals.6-12-19

Public Notice-Requesting Bids

The Lauderdale County Department of Education, 321 Armory ST, POB 350, Ripley TN 38063, 731 635-2941 is requesting bids for basketball goals at Ripley Elementary School. The 2 goals should be ceiling mounted with manual winches. The bid price should include installation.

Sealed bids will be opened & reviewed at 11:00am on June 20, 2019, at the Department.

The Department of Education reserves the right to
accept or reject bids & to determine equal or better.

Lauderdale County Board of Education-Bid Notice K-5 reading text.6-12-19

Public Notice
Bid: K-5 Reading Texts

The Lauderdale County Department of Education, 321 Armory Ave., P.O. Box 350, Ripley, TN 38063, is accepting bids for the purchase of specific books for the 2019-20 school year. A detailed list of books is available from the Department. The vendor must provide a quote for only the items specified. No substitutions will be accepted.

Sealed bids will be opened and reviewed at the
Department on June 19 at 2:30 p.m.

“The Department of Education reserves the right to
accept or reject bids and to determine equal or better.”

Lauderdale County Sheriff-Notice to Daycares.6-12-19

Public Notice
Attention Local Daycare Centers and Childcare Facilities

In the interest of Public Safety, the
Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department
is asking all

Daycares and Childcare Facilities
inside Lauderdale County to contact us
with your facility name, address and
phone number.
This is to insure that all registered
sex offenders are kept in compliance with state law concerning their whereabouts in
relation to these centers.

Contact Amy Northcott with the
Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department at 635-1311

Lauderdale County E-911-Accepting Applications.6-12-19

Accepting Applications
The Lauderdale County 911 Communications District will be accepting applications from individuals interested in part-time work as a 911 Dispatcher, starting Monday, June 3rd, at 7:00 a.m., and must be turned in no later than 3 p.m. on June 28th. Applications can be picked up at 132 Dodge Drive, Ripley, TN, Monday – Friday.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
• Must pass pretest
• Possess a high school diploma or GED
• Must be 18 years of age
• Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays
• Must pass a criminal history background, drug test
Duties of the job:
Operate a multi-line telephone console system, answer 911 calls and non-emergency calls. Monitor and operate a radio console and computer equipment, Determine and assign the level of priority of the call and enter the data into a computer-aided dispatch system for radio dispatch purposes & navigating mapping.
Chairman, Larry McCoy

City of Ripley-Accepting Applications for firefighters.6-12-19

NOTICE

The Ripley Fire Department will accept applications for one (1) FIREFIGHTER/ FIRST RESPONDER full-time position. Priority will be given to applicants with levels I, II, III and first responder certifications. Applications and qualification for position can be picked up at Ripley City Hall during regular work hours. Anyone that has not submitted an application within 60 days should resubmit. Applications must be returned to Ripley City Hall no later than Friday, June 28, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. Equal Opportunity Employer.

CITY OF RIPLEY

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