Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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

With an estimated $2 million in damages from summer flooding, local officials gathered last week to begin process of asking FEMA for help

State and federal officials toured damage to roads and other public infrastructure last week, completing a preliminary investigation that will help determine whether Crittenden County receives Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) funds. Flash flooding over the past several weeks has left the county with an estimated $2 million or more in damage to roads, bridges and utilities.

For more on this story and the following headlines, pick up a copy of this week's issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • Bryant’s exit spurs renewed interest in city hall: 11 file for city council, including three women
  • Voter registration deadline Oct. 11
  • Despite missing carnival, 2016 fair ‘decent
  • Crittenden County fair pictures, results
  • Students now back in school but not before last-minute prep
  • Fredonia festival Friday, Saturday (find schedule of events)
  • ABOUT TOWN: More God allowed in public schools than most realize
  • Hiter new Pennyrile district health director
  • Two dump truck wrecks Friday cause injuries
  • Dry needling now offering Newcom’s patients relief
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Moore’s store was integral part of Mattoon history
  • Calendar set for 2017 session of Kentucky General Assembly
  • SPORTS: Marion Stingrays dole out 2016 season’s top honors
  • OUTDOORS: Squirrels kick off fall hunting; Big Rivers offers good woods
  • DEFEW'S VIEWS: College helps older students fulfill dreams
  • Community Christmas classes offered throughout August.
  • Summer rains yield mammoth tomato plant
  • Crittenden Homemakers attend summer workshop
  • County clerk’s audit clean
  • Atmos gets $500K of $3.3B rate hike