Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Area Deaths

David Franklin Sexton, 85 of Joy died March 15. Myers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Erma Jean Springs, 72, of Salem died Sunday. Boyd Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Alben Voris Yandell, 88, of Marion died March 5. Milner and Orr Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Paducah was in charge of private arrangements. 

Local Business Directory

Riley Mobile Body Shop
Paint and Dent Repairs / Accessories
Paxton Riley - Marion, Kentucky
(270) 704-3737

James Septic Service
and Porta-Potty Rentals
(270) 952-2969

Tradewater Canoes / Kayaks
Starting at just 420 per boat
Seasonal Operation / Weekends / Holidays
(270) 871-9475

Industrial Controls and Electric
County's Only Industrial Electrical Contractor
Marion, Kentucky
(270) 704-2678
Ron's Carpet Cleaning
Professional Carpet Cleaning
27 Years Local Experience
Ron Guess
(270) 704-0581

PowerWashing Pro-5 Services
Heavy Equipment - Houses - Fences
Driveways - Concrete - More!
(270) 969-1651
Audi Maraman

Easley Construction
Roofing, Painting, Siding, Windows
NEW Ductless Heating and Air System
(270) 564-1280

Affordable Home Improvement
Shingled Roofing and General Remodeling
"Why Wait for the Other Guy"
(270) 309-3025

1st Choice Construction
Roofing, Gutters, Siding and More
Licensed and Insured
Randy Cowsert
(270) 704-5167

Cooper Recovery
24/7 Recovery and Repo Service
3425 US 641, Marion, Ky.
(270) 704-0943

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

We Can Help if You Have Damage

Ferry closed due to high winds

The Cave In Rock Ferry has been shut down due to high winds, which are expected to continue until dusk. It is uncertain if the ferry will reopen to run later this evening.

Wild weather continues

Tornado warning sirens have sounded off three times this morning in Crittenden County, but no serious damage nor confirmed tornado has been reported for the county. Heavy rain and hail was reported for the Tolu area.

A suspected tornado left a trail of damage in McCracken County, but no injuries have been reported.

Warning sirens are real today

Warning sirens in Marion and Crittenden County are of the real variety today. These are not tests.

Take shelter immediately after hearing a siren. The county has 13 of them located at strategic locations.

Circuit Court was temporarily interrupted today by a tornado warning just before 10am. Judge Rene Williams and other courthouse officials took refuge in the basement.

Today's weather is expected to spawn high winds and a possible tornado.

Flash flooding in Crittenden County

State highways in Crittenden County affected by flash flooding are as follows:

  • KY 855 is closed with signs posted at the 5-mile marker at Doan Spring Creek between Frances and Tyner Chapel.
  • KY 902 is closed with signs posted at the 5-mile marker due to flash flooding.
Flash flooding can created very dangerous conditions. Don't drive through standing water.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Firemen responding to field fire

Crittenden County Fire Department has been dispatched to a field fire approaching a wooded area on Sisco Chapel Road, approximately 2 miles from U.S. 60 West.

Great achievement and unimaginable tragedy

From great achievement to unimaginable tragedy, The Crittenden Press printed edition has news this week that will provoke conversation throughout the community.

A local woman is fortunate to be alive after being shot multiple times. Her boyfriend is charged. New details in our printed edition.

A local judge is a candidate for the state’ highest court and a former Rocket is going into the Kentucky Basketball Hall of Fame. 

Find out what’s going on with the former Crittenden County substitute teacher who is charged with threatening students with a knife. He had a court appearance last week. 

And in entertainment, you’ll want to know about two big musical events coming up in Marion. 

Get all the scoop this week on what’s happening in your community. It’s only in The Crittenden Press printed edition, which is on newsstands now.

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All State Highways in County Now Open

KY Highway 295 in southern Crittenden County is now open at the 1.3-mile marker just south of Dycusburg near the Cumberland River.

With the reopening of KY 295, all state highways in Crittenden County are open and clear of flood waters.

A handful of county roads remain closed.