Last updateThu, 24 Apr 2014 2pm

Crawford County News

Many fair boards suspending April weigh-ins for hogs

No rate-of-gain champion will be awarded at this summer's county fair

Spring weigh-ins for 4-H pig projects are being waived throughout much of Missouri to slow the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV). The spring weigh-in for Crawford County 4-H hogs will take place at Hood Park this weekend, but without any actual hogs on the grounds and no weighing.

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Four filed for associate circuit judge

    Filing ended on Tuesday in Crawford County for elected positions to be decided this November. There will be three contested positions in the August primary. Of those, two will be decided at that election since there were no candidates from the opposing party. Two other races will be determined in November.

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Leasburg man facing statutory rape charge

    Crawford County’s Prosecuting Attorney filed the following felony charges between February 26 and March 15:

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Howald files to run against Seay for prosecutor

    Several races are beginning to take shape in Crawford County for elected positions to be decided this November. Thus far, however, there is only one contested position for the August primary.

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Students attend ‘Law Day’ at courthouse

    Crawford County students from Bourbon, Cuba, and Steelville participated in Law Day at the courthouse on Thursday, March 6, an event sponsored locally by the Crawford County Republican Women. This is a national event, established first by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1958 to mark the nation's commitment to the rule of law.

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