Monday, December 17, 2018

Some area gas prices drop below 2 bucks

In case you have not noticed, gasoline prices in Kentucky have fallen 5.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.09 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,623 stations in Kentucky.

This price compares with the national average that has fallen 5.7 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.36/g, according to GasBuddy.

Some consumers in the area are reporting gas less than two bucks a gallon, which is good news just ahead of the holiday travel season.

Average gasoline prices on December 2017 in Kentucky have ranged widely over the last five years:
$2.24/g in 2017, $2.25/g in 2016, $1.88/g in 2015, $2.34/g in 2014 and $3.17/g in 2013.

Including the change locally during the past week, prices yesterday were 14.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago and are 28.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has dropped 26.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 5.7 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Fredonia church hosts Christmas program

Fredonia Cumberland Presbyterian Church Players present its Christmas program


Sunday, Dec. 16 at the 10:50am service.

Everyone is welcome.

Christmas cantata Sunday

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Multiple agencies fighting fire in Salem

Multiple fire fighting agencies responded to a house fire in Salem on Shelby Store Road Friday night. 

Several volunteer fire departments from Crittenden and Livingston counties were dispatched to assist with the blaze, which could be seen from downtown Salem.

Jazz concert Saturday night

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The gift for everyone on your list!

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Firemen respond to blaze in Dycusburg

Firemen from Caldwell Springs and Crittenden County volunteer fire departments were dispatched to a structure fire in Dycusburg at 9:30pm Thursday night.

Initial reports were that the blaze was on Spring Street at an unoccupied house.

Middle School PostSeason at Rocket Arena

8th Grade Basketball Tournament
at Rocket Arena

Thursday’s Result
Crittenden 53, Livingston 42
Saturday’s Semifinals
Lyon County vs Crittenden County, 10:30am
Trigg County vs Caldwell, County 1:30pm
Championship Game
Saturday, 4:30pm

Thursday’s First Round
Caldwell defeated Livingston
Saturday’s Semifinals
Lyon County vs Caldwell County, 9am
Crittenden County vs Trigg County, noon
Championship Game
Saturday, 3pm

Your Local News for the Season!

Moving ever so swiftly into the Christmas holiday, The Crittenden Press presents one of its final issues of 2018 which is complete with news, information and entertainment you will find absolutely nowhere else.

This week’s Press says you may soon be paying more for drinking water. Find out who’s hiking the price, why and how much it will be.

Then there’s a sales tax issue. Local sports organizations and even the rescue squad are being summoned to the tax table by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. New enforcement of an existing tax law could have a serious chilling affect on fundraising in Crittenden County.

Jeopardy! Guess who and when!

US 641 is now open, but there’s no great joy in Mudville. Find out why reaction is subdued to the long-awaited opening of new highway between Marion and Fredonia.

A local pastor is dogging it when he gets the chance. You’ll want to read what’s going on.

The Press also has basketball summaries, rankings and more from middle school and high school sports.

There’s only one source of comprehensive news and sports coverage in Marion and Crittenden County. Never miss out on what’s going on in your community. We have our ear to the rail and always keep you posted on what’s happening. Subscribe today to ensure that real news reporting continues in your community. Get the printed edition or read the entire paper online with a subscription to The Press, starting at just $2.95.

New commercial grade internet available

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Former magistrate dies

Former Crittenden County magistrate Helen McConnell of the Mattoon community died early this morning at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville.

Gilbert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.