Wednesday, February 24, 2016

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

Gareth Hardin
Gareth Hardin is being remembered this week as a calm, trustworthy and methodical businessman and community leader whose impact on Crittenden County may never be fully measured. Hardin, 67, died Saturday at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Center at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah as a result of complications from cancer surgery.

For more on Hardin's impact on the community and the following headlines, pick up a copy of this week's issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • KU seeking increase in monthly environmental surcharge
  • Farmers Bank moves to open Madisonville branch.
  • At 41, Long Island woman discovers half-brother in Marion she never knew.
  • Friday fire on Claylick Creek Road wipes out family’s home.
  • SPORTS: Lions hand off football to QB Club.
  • SPORTS: Rockets back in All A Classic despite objections.
  • Senior food bank could get new home.
  • Lot zoning change request to be heard.
  • EDITORIAL: GOP caucus a test of voters’ acumen.
  • OPINION: Legislating school behavior an overreach.
  • Dycusburg street name changes proposed.
  • Jailer diversifying to cushion from any potential revenue dip.
  • LETTERS: Writer asks to keep Marion a dry town.
  • LETTERS: Alcohol offers no future for children.
  • Corn remains king for county farmers.
  • Marion woman faces charges in auto theft; stolen vehicle located in Louisville suburb.
  • Registration closed for alcohol election.
  • Circuit clerk 5th in $1 Trust collections.
  • County establishes budget, roads committee.
  • Junior beekeeping class organizes starting March 7.
  • Library offers new old classics; very popular young adult works.
  • Woman’s Club celebrating 96 years.
  • Crittenden bands selling Amish goods for funds.
  • Kentucky 2nd sleepiest state.
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Local men of the hour in early 20th century in politics, business, education.
  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Veteran, education bills get vote.
  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Education bill underestimates value of arts.
  • SPORTS: Hodge thinks timing right for girls in Fifth.
  • SPORTS: Champion scores career high in season finale.
  • SPORTS: Hodge proud of Rockets’ fight to finish.
  • SPORTS: Crittenden boys’ finish season winning 3 of last 5.
  • OUTDOORS: Warm weather hampers hunt for repeat champs.