Crittenden County http://wkms.org en Kentucky Arts Council Awards $1.4M to Arts Organizations http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-arts-council-awards-14m-arts-organizations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky Arts Council is awarding more than $1.4 million &nbsp;to arts organizations across the Commonwealth, including support to Calloway, Christian, </span>Crittenden<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Daviess, Graves, McCracken, and </span>Trigg<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> counties. Here's a breakdown of where the award is being allocated in our region:&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:26:56 +0000 Troy Taylor 42192 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Arts Council Awards $1.4M to Arts Organizations Edelen Puts Crittenden County Offices on Notice Following Audit http://wkms.org/post/edelen-puts-crittenden-county-offices-notice-following-audit <p>Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen has put the Crittenden County Fiscal Court on notice after finding several problems with the county’s financial statements, particularly those from the county jail.</p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:23:11 +0000 John Null 41725 at http://wkms.org Edelen Puts Crittenden County Offices on Notice Following Audit Crittenden Schools to Purchase a Second Propane Bus http://wkms.org/post/crittenden-schools-purchase-second-propane-bus <p>Crittenden County Schools will purchase a second school bus powered by propane gas, as part of a state-approved pilot project for saving energy.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:01:19 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) 41228 at http://wkms.org Crittenden Schools to Purchase a Second Propane Bus Crittenden County's Superintendent to Become Head of Webster County Schools http://wkms.org/post/crittenden-countys-superintendent-become-head-webster-county-schools <p>Crittenden County Superintendent of Schools Rachel Yarbrough is leaving her 6-year post to serve in the same position for Webster County Schools. Webster County Board of Education member Jeff Pettit said the decision was unanimous among those involved in the search process.</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:21:02 +0000 Parker Franklin 39241 at http://wkms.org Crittenden County's Superintendent to Become Head of Webster County Schools Siemens Expanding In Crittenden County http://wkms.org/post/siemens-expanding-crittenden-county <p></p><p>Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear joined company officials and local leaders in Crittenden County yesterday to announce the more than $2 million expansion at Siemens’ rail automation facility.</p><p>The German-owned company will create 50 new jobs as a result of its expanded facility.</p><p>The Marion facility employs 200 workers and engineers control systems for railways and transit authorities. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:19:31 +0000 John Walker 36034 at http://wkms.org Siemens Expanding In Crittenden County Nature Conservancy Group To Make $13.4 Million Land Purchase In Crittenden County http://wkms.org/post/nature-conservancy-group-make-134-million-land-purchase-crittenden-county <p>The Nature Conservancy of Kentucky is planning to close on a deal today to acquire 4,241 acres of forest in Crittenden County. The $13.4 million deal is the largest in the Conservancy’s 38-year history in the state.</p><p>The parcel is being bought from The Forestland Group, a timber investment company. Referred to as Phase 2 of the Big Rivers Corridor Project, the parcel of land was ranked as the number one priority in the United States Forest Service’s Forest Legacy Program. The transaction is funded through the Conservancy’s land protection fund and in part by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:22:26 +0000 Rob Canning 34793 at http://wkms.org Nature Conservancy Group To Make $13.4 Million Land Purchase In Crittenden County