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Crawford County News

Man held after brutal assault

    A Steelville man is in jail after allegedly attacking another man with a tire iron and beating him severely on Sunday. Brock Edward Woodfin, age 45, stands charged with class A felony assault in the first degree and unclassified felony armed criminal action. He is currently being held on $247,000 cash only bond.

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Woody Guthrie and American folk music being celebrated at Gallery Zeke

Legendary folk musician and songwriter Woody Guthrie will be paid tribute throughout the month of April as the Steelville Arts Council celebrates with the Woodystock folk festival every Saturday night at Gallery Zeke.


Five arrested following meth lab raid

    Five people were arrested and charged with drug felonies after police allgedly discovered a meth lab at a home on Thurman Lake Road near Steelville on April 4. The lab was found in a derelict residence located on the property of Kathie M. Hoss, 55, one of those charged as a result of the investigation.

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County working on bridge project with Forest Service

    Crawford County Road District #1 has three projects currently in the works to improve bridges and roads in the southern portion of the county. Two of the three projects involve collaboration with larger entities within the state, while the third will be completed by county crews.

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Suspect whose pitbull was shot by cops arrested for domestic assault

• Dog shot by deputy allegedly used in attack on girlfriend

    The man who stirred up controversy in December of last year when his pit bull jumped on a Crawford County sheriff’s deputy and was shot now stands charged with domestic assault after allegedly urging the dog to attack his girlfriend on March 5.

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