Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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

Inside this week, find our special
four-page pullout that offers all you
need to know about Rockets football
prior to Friday's first game.
For Paula Brown, each day of carrying the mail was a special delivery. Early this week the Dycusburg woman, praised by friends and co-workers for her dedication and genuine concern for customers, lost her life in a two-vehicle accident as she was making rural deliveries. A mail carrier for Princeton Post Office, Brown, 50, was killed Monday when her SUV was struck from behind by another vehicle as she was making her afternoon rounds.

Read more about Brown's impact on people as told through her friends and co-workers as well as the following stories in this week's issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • Man, 25, pleads guilty to sodomy, rape of youth.
  • Marion water/sewer rate increase OK’d.
  • County sets 2015 property tax rates, hears road complaints.
  • City proposes 2015 property tax rates.
  • Street named for former judge-executive.
  • SPORTS: Preview the football season and the Rockets' first game.
  • Crittenden County Grand Jury indicts seven.
  • KSP trains school district for attack.
  • Local sentiments on proposed earlier start to school year mixed.
  • OPINION: Kentucky gets ‘F’ for college-, career-ready numbers
  • OPINION: Courthouse built on 1st Little Pig budget.
  • Giveaways of produce complete for summer.
  • WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS: Classes of 1995, 1975 share photos from recent reunions.