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Crawford County News

Five constitutional amendments on August 5 ballot

Crawford County voters will have five different proposed amendments to the Missouri Constitution to consider when they head to the polls to cast their ballots next Tuesday. Three Rivers Publishing offers voters this brief overview of each amendment proposal and any arguments for or against.

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County, MDC meet to discuss widening Cave Road

    Cave Road may be one step closer to becoming a safer roadway. On July 22, Crawford County Commissioners called a meeting with representatives from the Missouri Department of Conservation to discuss the proposed project at the site in question.

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Veterans gather in St. Louis for VFW convention

Editor's Note: Tom Korth was sent on assignment to attend the VFW national convention in St. Louis. Korth is both an Iraq war veteran and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

The 115th Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention was held in St. Louis this week. More than 12,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary participated in the event to elect new leadership and to approve resolutions that will guide the national organization’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill.

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Presiding commissioner being challenged by road district employee

    Crawford County voters will determine their next Presiding Commissioner at the August 5 Primary Election. Two Republicans are the only candidates who have filed for the position, so the one who wins in August will not have an opponent in the November election. Incumbent Leo Sanders faces challenger Wes Littrell for the seat.

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County clerk race will be decided during primary

    The next Crawford County Clerk will be decided at the August primary, not in the November election. Both candidates for the office have filed under the Republican Party, and there is not a candidate from the Democratic Party, so voters will determine the next office holder when they go to the polls on August 5. Incumbent Mardy Leathers faces opposition from challenger John G. Martin.

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