Last updateFri, 29 Aug 2014 2pm


Suspect now faces kidnapping charges

Kidnapping charges have been added to those against Brock Edward Woodfin, age 45, of Steelville—the man who was charged in April with class A felony assault in the first degree and unclassified felony armed criminal action. Two counts class B felony kidnapping charges were filed by Crawford County Prosecutor Bill Seay on June 19 in connection with the same incident.

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Potential county road closure stirs conflict

    Twenty-five people crowded into the Crawford County Commission room on June 17 to participate in the public hearing held on the petition to close a portion of Meramec Farms Road. Both sides of the argument were present at the meeting, with several taking the opportunity to voice their opinion in the matter. Those behind the petition to close the road claimed that the road had always been private, and that the county had not really been maintaining it, while those against it were concerned about losing access to the area.

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Children needed for summer reading fun

    Calling all children! Ozark Regional Library's 2014 Summer Reading Program is looking for kids of all ages who are ready to have fun and learn about some of the mysteries of the world! Join the Youth Department this summer as kids "Fizz Boom Read" with science-based programs for kids up to age 18.


Rosati victim says suspect killed his friend

• Victim, who is suffering from cancer, questioned in order to preserve evidence

   The man who survived the April Rosati shooting that resulted in his friend’s death provided evidence in the case today in depositions held by Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney Bill Seay, despite some objections by defense attorneys.

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You can meet the candidates

    The Crawford County Farm Bureau and Crawford County Extension Council will host at Meet the Candidates Night in July in an effort to better acquaint voters with the candidates that are running in the August primaries.


Rape charges filed against Cuba man

    A Cuba man has been charged with burglary and rape after an incident that allegedly took place on June 2. Justin L. Jasper, 31, of Cuba, stands charged with the unclassified felony of rape in the first degree and with class B felony burglary in the first degree in connection with the events of that night.

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