Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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

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Wedding Guide
inside this week's issue
Irresponsible pet owners in the City of Marion may soon start facing bigger troubles than a lost dog. A leash law requiring dogs to be penned, chained or otherwise contained has existed in the city for decades, but enforcement has been rather lax in recent years. That could soon change.

For more on this story and the following headlines, pick up a copy of this week's issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • Old Man Winter pushes students to 10 snow days.
  • 2 days added back to 2016-17 fall break.
  • Man who burglarized parked cars gets 5-year sentence.
  • Marion council opts to forego tax hike.
  • Grand Jury indicts five.
  • Last call to register for upcoming vote on alcohol Tuesday.
  • Legislation would keep Illinois work camp open.
  • Court-ordered testing goes to detention center.
  • Natural causes believed reason for man dying at Crittenden Jail.
  • Bank, UK team to recognize Crabtree.
  • Council weighs request to allow mobile homes.
  • Scouts run in pinewood derby.
  • Retired soldier leads CP church.
  • PACS offers help to seal homes from foul weather.
  • Group: Farmers want to keep kynect.
  • Two ag-related classes scheduled for Tuesday.
  • USDA’s sign-up period  for CRP ends next week.
  • GOP absentee apps can be overnighted.
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Declamatory contests part of school history.
  • DEFEW'S VIEWS: Experience with goats a pleasant surprise.
  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Actress Garner speaks to youth literacy.
  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Bechler says House anti-bullying legislation too broad to support.
  • GUEST OPINION: 2016 elections most important in a lifetime.
  • No. 1 killer of women can be avoided.
  • Orientation for inbound freshmen next week.
  • Students named to WKCTC dean’s list.
  • SPORTS: Rockets warm up for 5th.
  • SPORTS: Lady Rockets are hitting stride at right time.
  • 4-H hosting ‘Get Green On’ 5K in March.