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TURNING BACK THE CLOCK

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July 17, 1997
Sally Davis, a constituent services representative for Gov. Paul Patton, visited the area to meet with citizens. Davis was in Grant County to listen to concerns, offer help and advice and provide information on the latest happenings in Frankfort. She is a liaison for 17 counties for the governor’s office.

At a meeting of Daisy Girl Scout Troop #387, the girls had a chance to hear about two careers available to them in Grant County. Marylee Willoughby spoke with the girls about becoming an E.M.T. and Chuck Dills, a deputy for the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, talked to the girls about safety. The troop is under the leadership of Joanne Goodrich, Lanette Whalen and Kim Sanders.
                                                       
         July 16, 1987

The Crittenden City Council held a special meeting to approve an ordinance allowing the city to purchase liability insurance in the Kentucky Municipal Risk Management Association. The city entered into an interlocal agreement with the association because insurance rates are much lower than other companies
Grant County Schools will be a year ahead of legislative mandates when it implements a new writing program in seventh through 10th grade English classes. The revised curriculum will be in place ahead of time thanks to a grant landed by the combined efforts of high school teacher Sandy Lillard and instructional supervisor Mattie Cox.

   July 20, 1962

Torrential downpours in various sections of the county caused creeks to lunge out of their banks, flooding many tobacco crops. Hail struck in some sections of the county while in others high winds blew tobacco flat to the ground. Insurance agents have been busy viewing crops damaged.

Farris Clifton, executive secretary of the Christian Church Homes of Kentucky Inc., will be at the Crittenden Christian Church. He will present the various involvements pertaining to the operation of the three homes supported by the Christian Churches of Kentucky. The minister, Raymond D. Lewis, Sr., said the Crusaders Class invited Clifton to present the program of benevolence.