Wednesday, June 22, 2016

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

Find a full-size heat index chart in this week's paper
The good news is, the City of Marion's proposed budget for 2017 includes no tax increases and is balanced without tapping into reserves. The bad news is, to get there, the government will need to play Scrooge with its employees and cut out funding to several community welfare groups. The $1.3 million spending plan for the coming fiscal year was presented to city councilmen at Monday’s regular monthly meeting.

For the complete story and stories under the following headlines, pick up a copy of this week's issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • Lack of city funding could ‘finish’ county food bank.
  • Council OKs new sewer fee.
  • County creates committee to prioritize road paving.
  • Former sheriff, longtime fireman pass.
  • Siemens to get $250K for expansion project.
  • Rescue squad to seek Homeland Security monies for boat, drone.
  • Teachers on move in school district.
  • School employees honored for service.
  • Summer brings swelter, heat-related dangers.
  • Youth accepted to future-physicians academy.
  • Murray, Campbellsville name spring term dean’s list.
  • Kentucky unemployment falls.
  • SPORTS: Home runs are rarity at colossal ballpark.
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Take a look back at 1977 in the county.
  • Cook stepping away from historical society board after 24 years.
  • Atmos unveils revamped website.
  • Senior center honors men for Father’s Day.
  • Kentucky wheat offers fields of gold for growers.
  • Crittenden farmer directs donation to local 4-H.
  • Ridley keeps spot on regional ag group.