Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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

A petition for a local option election on alcohol sales at Marion restaurants has been submitted to local officials with amost 100 more signatures than necessary. In November 2014, Tyler Collins began planning for a drive to legalize the sale of alcohol at qualifying eateries in town. Last summer, he  finalized wording on the petition and began collecting signatures. On Dec. 28, the petition was turned in with 221 signatures.

For more on that and the following headlines, pick up the year's first issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • End-of-year flooding only minor issue
  • Parish selected Lion of the Year 
  • LOOKING BACK: Top stories from 2015
  • LOOKING BACK: A quick recap of weather in 2015
  • LOOKING BACK: Roll call of obituaries from 2015
  • LOOKING BACK: Marion Police activity report for 2015
  • Voters flock to GOP anticipating caucus
  • Rockets-Cardinals rivalry taken to new level on the court
  • Berry recalls healing hands of GOP presidential candidate Carson
  • December 2015 KSP Post 2 activity report
  • Legislative previews from the Kentucky House, Senate
  • Arflack asks for new rescue home during jail hearing
  • PRICE LIST: Find a complete price list for dumping at the county's convenience center
  • Extension agents share ideas on resources with Chamber
  • Library constantly adding titles; Flynn’s ‘Survivor’ on shelves
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Union Baptist Church Cemetery notables
  • County unemployment at 4.6 percent
  • 4-H youth give back to community
  • CCES superlatives picked by students
  • SPORTS: Lady Rockets remain on troubling skid at Hopkins Central
  • SPORTS: Lady Rocket junior carving place in basketball history
  • SPORTS: Rocket skipper has new plan; prospects better in New Year