Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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

Find our special bridal pages
inside this week's edition
Crittenden County Schools have begun a campaign to offer the community all it needs to know about the board of education’s consideration of a property tax increase to fund new school construction. The drive is called “Give 5 for Kids,” referencing a so-called recallable nickel increase in the levy on property. The school system kicked off its information blitz last week with a news release, which is being published in its entirety in this newspaper.

Read this story, the school district's news release and the following headlines inside this week' issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • Income survey aimed at saving city $1 million
  • Greenwood Heights construction only 6th Marion home since 2009
  • Cruel summer: Local swimmers could face swelter without pool
  • Cruel summer: Local swimmers could face swelter without pool
  • Local volunteers for CASA needed
  • Warm February has spring fever budding
  • Extended library hours now in effect
  • Daniel Boone visits on Marion Saturday
  • Owens Road closed today for tile work
  • Freshman O for incoming students
  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Vet nursing home bill OK’d
  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Bill: Teens must make 60 on citizenship test to graduate
  • GUEST OPINION: Kentucky traffic fatalities on rise
  • USDA collecting data on farmland rental rates
  • Mineral museum lands $900 from grant
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Camp Marion housed FDR’s ‘tree army’
  • SPORTS: Lady Rockets give coach her second district title in 24 years
  • SPORTS: Magical Lady Rockets season comes to an end
  • SPORTS: Crittenden County Captures Two Youth League Championships
  • VAUGHT'S VIEWS: Being a King in Cat Country can have a human toll
  • Crittenden chapter celebrates FFA week
  • Heritage Society meets Thursday night

Here comes the bride...
Read about some of our local readers' examples of things gone wrong at weddings, plus the following headlines found in our special bridal pages:
  • Knowing laws, application process for wedding license can ease stress
  • Casual weddings grow in popularity
  • Wedding Budgets 101
  • Average American wedding now costs more than $35,000
  • Ky. wedding costs $20,000
  • Trim guest list to cut ceremony costs
  • ‘I do’ take 2: Second weddings growing more lavish
  • Average engagement grown to 14.5 months
  • Memorials can add touch to weddings