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.
Crocker sentenced to 25 years for Meramec River shooting
James Crocker was formally sentenced to 25 years in prison by Judge Kelly Parker on Tuesday, August 19, despite his complaints that his attorney had not defended him well.
Three charged after drug raid in Sullivan
Three people have been charged after a search warrant was served at a home in Sullivan where drugs and $5,000 in cash were allgedly discovered.
Back Tax Sale set for Monday
The Crawford County Annual Back Tax Sale will be held on Monday, August 25 at 10 a.m. on the courthouse steps. This sale date is set by state statute, and Missouri law governs the details connected to how the sale is conducted and the rights of both delinquent taxpayers and purchasers of the real estate sold at this auction.
School will start a week later than planned in Viburnum as a result of a fire in the preschool building over the weekend.
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: