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Crawford County News

Cuba’s Lesa Mizell receives MRPC’s top honor

• Faye Howard, Kenny Highley also honored

    Three Crawford County residents—Lesa Mizell, Faye Howard and Kenny Highley, all of Cuba—were honored for their volunteer services during Meramec Regional Planning Commission’s (MRPC) 2014 Annual Dinner on Nov. 13 at Camp Mihaska Conference and Resort Center near Bourbon. The organization also honored 10 additional volunteers, youth and service organizations, and local leaders for their contributions to their communities during the event.

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Man leads cops on high-speed chase

    A pursuit that began in Steelville and ended near Onondaga Cave south of Leasburg has resulted in two charges of resisting arrest for a De Soto man.

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E-911 Board notes from November meeting

    The Crawford County E-911 Communications Board met on November 11 and conducted business as follows:
    • Plans for installation of a new storage building were discussed. The storage building is needed to house files and equipment currently piling up in the office. The board was able to purchase a building for $4,800 (less than half of its’ value) that was in repossession. STE, from whom the 911 office space is leased, will take care of the necessary ground preparation and set up since there is no place available inside their facility for the storage.

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Tax-deductible contributions can now be made to Vietnam War Era Monument

    The Crawford County Foundation has launched an effort to raise money to help Steelville Middle School students complete the Crawford County Vietnam War Era Monument that will be placed on the courthouse lawn. You can now make tax-deductible contributions for this project through the end of December.

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Crawford County Relay for Life moving to Steelville

    Steelville will host the Crawford County Relay for Life in 2015. Organizers received approval from the Steelville City Council in October to have the event at the Steelville Community Park on June 5-6, 2015.

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