Wednesday, April 13, 2016

What news this week in Crittenden County...

Jake Perryman and his turkey calls
Everyone knows that necessity is the mother on invention, especially the wild turkey hunter. Those who pursue the cautious strutters of spring are quick to try anything to get an edge on their unpredictable prey. For Tolu resident Jake Perryman, the drive to harvest turkeys has led to a sideline job making calls.

For more on this story and the following headlines, pick up a copy of this week's issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • Guess alternate to GOP convention in Cleveland.
  • Cave in Rock woman to set up easel at Backroads event.
  • CCHS sends 2 more to Craft Academy.
  • Voter rolls close Monday in Ky.
  • Free dumping Friday, Saturday.
  • Census Bureau estimates county population down again.
  • April 23 fair aims to offer families help.
  • Calvert City Legion encourages other posts to perform military funerals.
  • Barn owl nests in Crittenden sought by biologists.
  • CCES third nine week's honor roll released.
  • CCES February Rocket Role Models named.
  • Berry sworn as postmaster.
  • Bids awarded for work at jail’s RCC.
  • Fatality involves man from Fredonia.
  • ‘Love Bags’ to help foster kids.
  • Annual Crittenden County jobless rate falls to 5.5 percent last year.
  • Health department screens for cancer.
  • Library offering fine amnesty this week.
  • Jobs of local 911 telecommunicators recognized.
  • OPINION: Trip explores idiom ‘You can go home, but can’t go back’.
  • Marion donors not giving to presidential frontrunners.
  • Bevin appoints new secretary for KyTC.
  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Friday last hope to pass 2-year state budget.
  • Insurance April topic at Woman’s Club meeting.
  • Yarbrough chairs Farmers Bancorp.
  • Salem mail carrier logs millionth mile.
  • Cool, wet weather holds up planting.
  • SPORTS: Diamond round-ups.
  • OUTDOORS: Local hunters finding fewer spring turkeys.
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: New school relieves crowding in 1895.