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Crawford County News

Murder suspects waive hearings

    Both of the people charged with the shooting death of a Rosati man have now waived their preliminary hearings and their cases have been bound over to the Crawford County Circuit Court.

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County could cut cost on phone bills

    Crawford County is considering options to streamline its phone system. Commissioners held a preliminary discussion on the idea with Bryan Campbell of Steelville Telephone Exchange at their meeting on June 3. The main motivation is to improve phone service and decrease costs.

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Clerk working to attract businesses

    Economic growth may be on the horizon for Crawford County, growth from both new development as well as existing businesses. County Clerk and economic developer Mardy Leathers is encouraged by recent progress in both arenas, noting that, “it takes both components to truly cultivate and sustain a growing economy.” 

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Suspect arrested in Leasburg burglary

    Travis B. Ensor, 23, of Leasburg, stands charged with class A felony robbery in the first degree, along with class C felony burglary in the second degree, class C felony stealing, and class C felony stealing a firearm. The charges are the result of an incident that took place on May 14 in Leasburg.

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Rosati murder hearing set

    One of the two alleged murderers in the Rosati shootings that occurred in April has waived his preliminary hearing, causing his case to be bound over to the Crawford County Circuit Court without the initial trial. Oryon Dain Guinn, 29, appeared in court with his attorney on Monday, June 2 to file a written waiver in his case.

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