Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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

For Dayton Simpkins, the Boy Scouts of America has been more than a motto, a sash dotted by merit badges or a weekly meeting with other young men dressed similarly in brown uniforms taut with the organization’s signature neckerchief. For this just-graduated, college-bound 18-year-old, Scouting has whisked his spirit and saved his soul. Over the past six years, it has provided him with an emotional lift...

For the full story you cannot find anywhere else and the stories behind the following headlines, pick up a copy of this week's issue of The Crittenden Press:
  • Early summer: 2018 hottest May on record in Ky.
  • City sewer fee bump starts with July billing
  • ‘Guy at the park’ spends mail delivery layovers in Marion
  • Local copperhead strike typical of species
  • Diversion road for U.S. 641 work ready
  • Road work may disrupt traffic flow
  • Economic development group hires 1st director
  • Marion’s first butcher shop in decades open six days
  • Auxiliary, chaplains honored at Crittenden Hospital
  • Park vandals charged
  • Summers latest Governor’s Scholar
  • SPORTS: Softball proud despite loss in region semifinals vs. Caldwell
  • PASTOR'S PEN: School shootings may be rooted in spiritual void
  • FORGOTTEN PASSAGES: Hurricane Camp’s tradition dates back to 1888