Last updateFri, 24 Oct 2014 9am


County will save in utility costs

    Utility costs should see another decrease for Crawford County after commissioners agreed to install an additional computerized temperature control (CTC) system in county buildings.

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Voter turnout was 25 percent at primary

    Not even 25 percent of registered voters in Crawford County came out to vote at the August Primary election held at the beginning of the month. But, it was actually a pretty decent turnout for a primary, according to the County Clerk’s office. While it didn’t set any records, it was above the 15 to 18 percent turnout often seen at this election.

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Public administrator wants extra help

    During the week of October 16, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Approved making five hours of Phelps County’s dedicated hours from the Meramec Regional Planning Commissioner available to the Rolla Economic Commission if needed for preparation of a grant application for a cooperative effort between the Missouri School of Science and Technology and the Phelps County Regional Medical Center for research.

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Commissioners discuss outer road project

    During the week of October 9, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Received a letter from the Missouri Department of Economic Development with an invitation to make application to the Community Development Block Grant program for a grant in the amount not to exceed $452,300 to develop a Northwye Outer Road. Discussion was held regarding the necessity to obtain more questionnaires from residents in the affected area in order to qualify for grant funds.

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Weather dampens crowd at Maramec - PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO

    Old Iron Works Days came to Maramec Spring Park over the weekend with a very large turnout. Weather worked both for and against the weekend’s activities, but numbers were good overall and the weekend went smoothly.

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Convicted sex offender arrested for possession of child pornography

    A Phelps County man is facing multiple felonies, including possession of child pornography, after an investigation by the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department.

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