Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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

Crittenden County Jailer Robbie Kirk
checks out the rec area at the jail's
new RCC set to open Friday.
It’s moving in week at the new quarter-of-a-million-dollar restricted custody center. By Friday, the 39-bed facility is expected to have at least 24 inmates bunked, and the rest will be coming in by early next week, said Athena Abshire, Class D Coordinator for the Crittenden County Detention Center.

For more on how much the RCC is expected to benefit the community and the following headlines, pick up a copy of this week's issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • City to crack down on grass clippings
  • County targeting mosquitoes
  • Alleged assault puts felon back in lockup
  • County now eligible for fed disaster aid
  • Pumpkin Festival to include additions
  • EDITORIAL: Hilarious, gospel musical ‘Smoke’ good family fun
  • OPINION: War on Drugs failure; new plan necessary to win more battles
  • Local ACT scores up from prior year
  • State unemployment hits 15-year low
  • County jobless rate falls from previous year
  • 4-H’ers outdrive competition
  • 4-H youth put county on map at state fair
  • Trees bogging down CCES internet signal
  • 4 FFA welders earn $500 at state fair
  • Farmers Bank facelift continues
  • OUTDOORS: This week brings start to big hunts; find a calendar of all 2016 hunting seasons
  • OUTDOORS: 4 tips can help to bag more doves
  • OUTDOORS: Deer Telecheck asks more questions
  • OUTDOORS: Paducah doctor appointed to 1st district KDFWR seat
  • SPORTS: Storm dampens Rocket spirts, damages legs
  • SPORTS: Gilchrist making third straight trip to All A Golf Classic
  • SPORTS: Rocket Roundup: fall sports updates
  • Homecoming parade theme gets tweaked
  • Rockets invite first responders to game
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Local travel has certainly changed
  • Fredonia Heritage Society to
  • meet, still taking vet bios, pics Band contests slated
  • Shelter offering neuter discounts
  • Lundy attends Governor’s Scholar program
  • Deadline to enter Senior Games near
  • ‘We All Need Trees’ topic of poster contest
  • Sutton joins library trustees
  • Gilley joins UK’s College of Pharmacy in Lexington
  • Homemakers teach, aid community