Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2012’

Gov. Bill Haslam Speaks about Amelia’s Law During Interview

The interview with Gov. Bill Haslam in which he speaks about Amelia’s Law is now available for viewing on our YouTube channel. Please watch the video below. The video has been edited to only include the portion in reference to Amelia’s Law. Keep supporting our cause, Stand Up and Make a Change!

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Petition Signatures reaches almost 8,000

Thank you to everyone who attened the Amelia Keown Protecting Our Families Music Benefit! The support is always appreciated!
We still need signatures! Please share this website on your Facebook, Twitter, any social media outlet and encourage everyone you know to come here and read Amelia’s story. We are nearing 8,000 signatures but need many many more! Please sign the petition …

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The Amelia Keown Protecting Our Families Music Benefit WBIR Interview

The Amelia Keown Protecting Our Families Music Benefit interview which aired on WBIR is now available for viewing. Please watch the video below. The benefit will be held on October 20th, 2012 at William Blount 9th grade academy in Maryville, TN.  Doors open at noon. See you there!
The Amelia Keown Protecting Our Families Music Benefit WBIR Interview:

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Benefit Line up and Activity Information

Below are some of the performers and activities that will be held this Saturday, October 20th at the William Blount 9th Grade Academy for the Protecting Our Families benefit. We hope to see everyone there!

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Audit finds board supervised dead parolees Individuals dead from six months to two decades

Wes Wade   
Published: October 6, 2012
by wes wade
The family of a teenager killed in a two-vehicle accident in August have been asking the state Board of Parole (BOP) a lot of questions since discovering the alleged at-fault driver was on parole.
Amanda Moore and Wayne Keown, the mother and grandfather of 16-year-old Amelia Keown, now feel vindicated after an audit released earlier this week …

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Jerry “The King” Lawler Supports Amelia’s Law

Jerry “The King” Lawler supports Amelia’s law. He has supplied us with (6) 8 x 10 autographed photos to auction at Amelia’s benefit on Oct 20. We hope to see you there at the benefit for some great songs by great artist’s and many activities to support our cause. We appreciate the support of Jerry Lawler!

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Maryville family asking state legislators to create “Amelia’s Law”

ALCOA, Tenn. (WVLT) — A Blount County family is taking the fight for a new law to the state, after their teen was killed in a car wreck.
“Amelia’s Law” is about more than her memory, they hope her death will actually protect many others.
Amelia Keown was killed in a head on collision in August. Police say the other driver, John …

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Mother’s quest for “Amelia’s Law” continue

Written by: WBIR
The death of a Blount County teenager has sparked her family in to action, trying to prevent their nightmare from happening to someone else.
Thursday morning, Amanda Moore, the mother of 16-year-old Amelia Keown, spoke with State Senator Doug Overbey about getting “Amelia’s Law” passed in Tennessee.
In August, Amelia Keown was killed in a head-on collision in Blount County.
The …

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Families of car crash victims join forces on Amelia’s Law


Source: WATE.COM
ALCOA (WATE) – The mother and grandfather of a Maryville teen killed in car accident continued their crusade Thursday for Amelia’s Law.
It’s a proposal that would keep convicted felons in jail longer.
Amelia Keown was hit head-on August 14th by John Perkins, a felon who was paroled early from prison.
“This was his fifth wreck in nine months,” said Amelia’s mother, …

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Amelia’s Song

A song was written for Amelia. It’s called “Amelia’s Song”.  It is a beautiful song co-written and sung by a beautiful little girl named Emi. Please take a few moments and watch this video, it’s truly amazing and such a gift!

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