Thursday, July 19, 2018

Turley new CCMS principal

Kara Turley has been named the new principal at Crittenden County Middle School. She is a Crittenden County native and had been teaching language arts at the middle school for several years. The SBDM met last night to interview candidates, and the decision was announced this afternoon. She replaces Tom Radivonyk, who left the role after two years to take the top job at Lyon County High School.

County attorney hosts giveaway

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Area deaths

Carol “CR” Herrin, 87, of Marion died Tuesday. Gilbert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rayford Burklow, 66, of Panama City Beach, Fla., formerly of Marion, died Saturday, July 7. Graveside services will be at 7 p.m., Aug. 11 at Tandy Cemetery in Caldwell County.

Chiropractic care in Marion

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What's news this week in Crittenden County...

Ridding the city of a persistent summertime pest would most effectively and efficiently be left to residents themselves, suggests Marion City Administrator Adam Ledford. At Monday’s meeting of Marion City Council, Councilwoman D’Anna Browning asked about spraying to eliminate mosquitoes, something the city used to do on its own but has since given up.

For the full story, the following headlines and the 2018 county fair guide, pick up a copy of this week's issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • Friday traffic fatality 1st of year in county
  • Man pleads guilty to high-speed chase
  • 4 indicted on various charges, including disarming officer
  • Tolu memories stitched in quilt
  • Par 4 hosting national plastics meeting
  • Crittenden research assisting farmers
  • Texas company buys Freedom Waste
  • Nigeria native is new priest at St. William
  • U.S. 641 diversion nearing
  • Audit of Ky. courts administration finds concerns
  • Vintage, collectibles focus of new car lot
  • SPORTS: Football camp grows with MS players; Crittenden semifinalist at 7-on-7 event
  • SPORTS: Three earn top gymnastics honors
  • OUTDOORS: Feds may up spending to battle invasive fish
  • VAUGHT'S VIEWS: Hall: Founder of Cats’ Pause belongs in HOF
  • Food costs decrease slightly since 2016 survey results
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Local newspaper fabric of community
Inside this week's issue is the 2018 Fair Guide
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

SBDM ready to make CCMS principal hire

It appears as though Crittenden County Middle School SBDM is prepared to make a decision on a new principal. The council is scheduled to meet at 4:30 Wednesday to offer the position to one of three candidates. The public meeting will be in the Rocket Arena Conference Room.

The position was left vacant when two-year principal Tom Radivonyk resigned recently to take the Lyon County High School principal slot.

Police investigating hit and run

Marion Police are looking for what appears on video footage to be a gold Ford Taurus that hit a parked car beside of Farmers Bank and Trust Co., in Marion at about 10:30 p.m., Monday. 

Police Chief Ray O’Neal said a bank patron had parked along Main Street in front of the bank while making a drip at the night depository. A car traveling south on Main Street struck the parked car and kept going.

Anyone with information can call (270) 965-3500 and remain anonymous. 

Monday, July 16, 2018

Area Death

Diana Jual Byford, 65, of Marion died Monday. Myers Funeral Home in Marion is in charge of arrangements.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Area deaths

Jeanetta Gail Newcomb, 79, of Grand Rivers died Thursday. Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services in Salem is in charge of arrangements.

Dollie Lee Tinsley, 68, of Marion died Friday. Myers Funeral Home in Marion is in charge of arrangements.

Friday, July 13, 2018

SBDM to review CCMS principal candidates Monday

Crittenden County Middle School SBDM will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the Rocket Arena conference room to review principal applicants and approve interview questions. A portion of the meeting will be closed to the public in order to review the candidates' applications. Last Friday, Tom Radivonyk accepted a job as principal at Lyon County High School after serving two years as the head of CCMS.