Crittenden County

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A Crittenden County student is charged with terroristic threatening and was taken to a mental health center after threatening to kill a student. 

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Firefighters pulled the bodies of a deceased elderly couple from a creek following a collision in Crittenden County on Sunday evening.

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A wastewater plant in Crittenden County is inching towards construction.

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The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives say the state’s public libraries recently set a record in expected funding from the federal Education Rate, or E-Rate, program. E-Rate provides eligible schools and libraries discounts on internet, phone bills and networking equipment.

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Kentucky’s state parks and recreational trails and facilities received more than two million dollars from Frankfort on Thursday, including 10 projects in far western Kentucky. 

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Public lands for hunting in Kentucky have increased by more than 4,600 acres. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday they have opened six new properties, including two in western Kentucky. 

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Crittenden County is moving closer towards achieving Work Ready certification.  

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is providing Crittenden County with Emergency Road Aid Funds to replace a damaged culvert. The $35,000 dollar assistance goes to the county Fiscal Court replacing the ailing stream tunnel on Hurricane Church Road. 

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  The first phase in developing a new wastewater plant is underway in Crittenden County. The Kentucky Infrastructure Authority meets Thursday to approve a $587 thousand dollar loan to begin phase one for the new sewer system. Marion mayor Mickey Alexander says the Division of Water insisted the city start now.

Marion By-the-Drink Alcohol Vote Fails

Mar 23, 2016
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UPDATE: Marion residents have voted to keep their city dry after a special election Tuesday night.

Only 298 votes were cast against legalizing by-the-drink alcohol sales, but that was enough to best the 245 in favor.

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