Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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


A call for a closer look at the City of Marion’s operations in the wake of the arrest and dismissal of former City Administrator Mark Bryant has received the go-ahead from elected officials, though not without some consternation. By agreeing to form an ad hoc committee to perform a citizen audit, Marion City Council on Monday seemed to appease a crowd of residents who first made their case at a special meeting last week to look deeper into city government for “instances of waste, fraud or abuse.”

For more on this story and the following headlines, see this week's copy of The Crittenden Press:
  • HS student arrested after ‘blow it up’ comment on Facebook
  • City council proposing lower tax rates
  • BOE proposing drop in tax rate
  • FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS: Start of school year great, but challenges lie ahead for district
  • Promising deer season ahead, bodes well for Crittenden
  • Input sought on Ky. deer management
  • Local GOP numbers experience plateau
  • Longtime engine repair shop closing
  • Film directed by local graduate
  • Salem to soon be down to one bank
  • Zika virus threat low in Kentucky
  • PSC OK’s KU plan to handle EPA regs
  • Craft Academy welcomes Crittenden students
  • Baker gets preview of UK med program
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Cochran’s a landmark Marion business
  • New panel indicts 4 on drug, theft charges
  • Several felony cases heard in circuit court
  • Teacher, CCHS Class of 1966 share bond as reunion nears