Commissioners discuss possible road closure
Crawford County commissioners heard arguments against closing a local roadway at their meeting on April 29 after landowners along the thoroughfare petitioned for its closure. Property owners have asked to close a section of Meramec Farms Road, but two different entities had concerns with that request.
Voter registration coming to county high schools
Crawford County Clerk Mardy Leathers (far right) and Elections Management Clerk DeDee Hamilton held a voter registration drive at Steelville High School on Thursday, April 24. Ten SHS students registered during the hour and a half long time frame the two were at the school during lunch periods. This drive is the first in a series of these planned throughout the county in an effort to encourage citizens to exercise their right to vote.
Three charged after meth lab found on Bird's Nest Road
Three young adults have been charged in connection with a meth lab allegedly discovered by law enforcement on Bird's Nest Road on April 9.
Two sex offenders arrested, many others face drug charges
Crawford County’s Prosecuting Attorney filed the following felony charges between March 31 and April 20:
Two St. James area residents held for murder, assault near Rosati
• Updated 3:40 p.m., April 24
Murder charges have been filed against a man and woman from the St. James area in shootings that took place in Crawford County near Rosati in the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 23.
Long-term drug investigation leads to numerous arrests on Tuesday
At approximately 6 a.m. on July 22, members of the South Central Drug Task Force, in coordination with the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department, Rolla (MO) Police Department, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, concluded a long-term narcotics investigation in Phelps County.