Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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

CCHS seniors graduate Friday
The last graduating class of high school students predominantly born in the 1900s will receive their diplomas Friday, and leading the seniors in honors will be two teens with aspirations of healing the sick. Eighty-two seniors at Crittenden County High School are set to wrap up their compulsory education this week with graduation exercises. Friday will close the first chapter for young men and women who entered the world in 1999.

For more on Graduation 2017 and following headlines, grab a copy of this week' issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • ‘Nickel’ tax moves from 5.8 to 6 cents
  • Marion council members differ on how to spend tax dollars in new spending plan
  • City gets grant for $193K sidewalk fix
  • Escapee trades 2 days’ freedom for 3 years
  • Accused rape, drug suspects indicted by grand jury last week
  • Highway garage movement shown
  • ‘Noah’s March’ through county targets diabetes
  • Wheat production expected down 23 percent
  • Emma, Noah stay top baby names in ‘16
  • WKCTC students earn recognition
  • Local Memorial Day services planned
  • SPORTS: Eleven qualify for state track meet at Lexington
  • SPORTS: Lady Rockets capture regular-season crown
  • SPORTS: Rockets close with win; open district play Monday
  • VAUGHT'S VIEWS: Monk lock for NBA top 10 pick in June
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Daughter recalls dad’s days as jailer