Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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

Administrators and staff with Crittenden County’s school system are celebrating a victory in the classroom. Last Thursday, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released results from its statewide accountability testing. The local school district and two of its schools were labeled “proficient,” including the high school. In fact, Crittenden County High School was ranked among the state’s top 10 percent of improving schools.

For more on this story and the following headlines, pick up a copy of this week's issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • Livingston School Report Card scores dip a bit.
  • CCHS student college-, career-readiness jumps to near peak.
  • Ky. recognizes Siemens for safety.
  • Local beekeeper rescues hive, honey from collapse.
  • Candidates line up for Whitfield’s seat.
  • Fall demolition derby scheduled.
  • OPINION: Community newspapers still matter.
  • IN PICTURES: CCES Fall Festival.
  • IN PICTURES: Football homecoming king, queen crown and more.
  • IN PICTURES: Pumpkin Festival brings all ages to town.
  • Music event honors late Marion couple.
  • County gets state funding for several roads. See paper for list.
  • Statewide GOP candidates pay visit to Marion.
  • Copperas Springs Road work wrapping up.
  • Repairs continue to affect county roads.
  • Air Evac prepared to handle extra runs.
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: City bylaws, ordinance from late 1800s seem archaic now.
  • FOOTBALL: Rockets beat homecoming date.
  • SOCCER: Lady Rockets shooting for back-to-back berths in regional tournament.
  • VOLLEYBALL: Libero plays unique role.
  • Community Christmas sign-ups begin this week.
  • Christmas in Marion set for Oct. 17 at CCMS.