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Domestic violence charges brought against Sullivan man

A Sullivan man is charged with second-degree domestic assault after allegedly striking his girlfriend on Tuesday, July 8.

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Bridge accident at Berryman claims biker's life

A motorcyclist was killed last weekend when his bike was struck in a head-on collision at the Berryman Bridge on Highway 8.

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Livestock auction a big success at the fair

Sales net over $200,000, considerable increase from previous year

This year’s livestock auction at the county fair saw 136 4-H and FFA animals being auctioned to the highest bidder. Hogs were the top commodity, with 83 of them sold on Saturday, the final day of the fair at Hood Park. There were also 31 steers, eight country cured bacon slabs, seven goats, three lambs, two meat pens of chickens, and two meat pens of rabbits sold on that day.

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Steelville teen crowned county fair queen

    After a 13-year drought, Steelville reigns once again over the Crawford County Fair. Kelsie Jean Booker, daughter of Rick and Teresa Booker, was crowned the 2014 Crawford County Fair Queen during coronation ceremonies Thursday, July 10. She was sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Voting equipment testing scheduled

    Phelps County Clerk Carol Bennett has announced that the county’s optical scan voting equipment will be testing on Monday, September 22.

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Commission approves tax levies

    During the week of September 4, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Held a public hearing for the adoption of the 2014 tax levies for the County Revenue and Road and Bridge Funds. Commissioners approved County Revenue Levy at $0.1537 per $100 of assessed valuation and the Road and Bridge Levy at $0.0940 per $100 of assessed valuation.

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