Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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

On average, children born this year in Crittenden County might expect to live to the year 2091. But a few basic changes made to the unhealthy lifestyles that have become part of our culture could allow those babies to see the dawn of the 22nd century, says local physician Dr. Rex Manayan. Released earlier this month, data from researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University Center on Society and Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation show the life expectancy of newborns today in Crittenden County is 75 years. That’s on par with nine other western Kentucky counties...

For the rest of this story and the following headlines, grab a copy of this week's issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • Back-to-school registration to go electronic.
  • Doors to get extra security at schools.
  • CAF BBQ to showcase culinary arts.
  • Shady Grove firemen to mark 25 years Saturday with open house.
  • Vets need to sign up for luncheon.
  • Immunizations offered at clinic.
  • City sewer plant loan OK’d.
  • CCEDC extends property loan.
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Residents once had great hopes for Tolu.
  • More local churches offering alternative service times.
  • Family tree can open door to past.
  • Woman's Club takes outing.
  • DEFEW'S VIEWS: Book uncovers 1927 Livingston murder.
  • Zika threat spotlights mosquitoes.
  • Former ‘Rosie the Riveter’ celebrates her centennial.
  • Delinquent county tax bills go on sale July 15.
  • More kids utilizing summer food offers.
  • Free school lunches too generous: GOP.
  • Summer brings rare solstice moon.
  • Wheat forecast in Ky. down from 2015.
  • Drug-related charges crowd circuit court docket.
  • 3 indicted locally last week.
  • Senior Food Box distribution altered.
  • Fuel leak at NLES found last week.
  • County lands grant for animal control.