Two charged with burglary and arson
Two young men were charged with burglary and arson last week in connection with an April fire that destroyed a mobile home in Davisville. Tylor Scott DeRennaux, 18, of Steelville, and Brandon Joe Black, 24, of Cherryville, each stand charged with two counts class C felony burglary in the second degree, and one count class C felony arson in the second degree as a result of the April 18 incident.
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.
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.
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.
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.