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Start of school delayed in Viburnum due to fire

    School will start a week later than planned in Viburnum as a result of a fire in the preschool building over the weekend.

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Numerous drug, other felony charges filed

    Felony charges have been filed against the following people by the Prosecuting Attorney of Crawford County between July 22 and August 11:

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Sisco wins and loses

• Sanders, Martin and Bell win Republican Primary
    Crawford County voters on Tuesday voted the incumbent presiding commisioner back into office and the incumbent county clerk out of office just one day after he announced he would be resiging from the post anyway effective August 31.

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Leathers to leave county clerk's office

Resignation takes effect at end of August

County Clerk Mardy Leathers announced Monday afternoon that he will leave his office at the end of August to take a job in the private sector. Leathers, one of two Republicans on Tuesday’s primary election ballot, told Three Rivers Publishing he plans to submit his formal letter of resignation by the end of the week, whether or not he is announced as the primary victor. He said his last day in office will be August 31.

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Felony charges filed during final weeks of July

    Felony charges were filed against the following people by the Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney between July 18 and 28:

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Crawford County Commission notes for July 2014

July 1
    • Assessor Kerry Summers updated the commission on state funding connected to assessment. He reported Crawford County’s fund is healthy and should be safe for some time. He also noted that new construction starts had increased slightly in 2014, but there is a need for the development of commercial buildings. He mentioned that the new Mercy Medical Office near Sullivan, while tax-exempt, would ideally pull in new business development in that portion of the county.

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