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.
Eight felony counts filed against Cuba man
The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney filed felony charges against the following people between June 26 and 30:
Disaster Relief Fund created for county
A Crawford County Disaster Relief Fund has been created to be prepared to assist local residents and businesses in the event of a catastrophic event in the area. This fund is a proactive effort to be able to respond to immediate needs for people who are affected in a disaster.
Meramec Farms Road scheduled for closure
Meramec Farms Road should be abandoned by Crawford County—in five years. Prosecuting Attorney Bill Seay met with commissioners, and another full room of interested people, on Tuesday, June 24 to explain the legalities of the question on who owned the road and whether it is a public roadway.
Several felony drug charges filed
Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney Bill Seay filed felony charges against the following people between June 17 and 20: