Crawford County nets more than $1million in sales tax for 2014
Crawford County brought in over $1 million in sales tax for the general revenue fund for 2014, a feat that’s only happened once before in the past seven years in 2012. The total general revenue sales tax reported for 2014 at the December 9 county commission meeting was $1,071,939.
Two charged with burglary near Sullivan
The Crawford County Prosecuting attorney filed felony charges against the following people between November 8 and December 1:
Alleged sex offender now charged with burglary
The Steelville woman who was charged just over a year ago with selling nude photos of a child, as well as allowing men to have sexual relations with the child for money has now been charged with burglary.
Theme for 2015 Crawford County Fair is 'American Pride'
The Crawford County Fair Board has chosen American Pride as the theme for the 2015 Fair. Fair dates are July 8, 9, 10 and 11.There will be no activities on Tuesday before the Fair. Tuesday is the time when people are bringing in animals.
The Crawford County Foundation is continuing efforts throughout December to raise money to help Steelville Middle School students complete the Crawford County Vietnam War Era Monument that will be placed on the courthouse lawn. Donors have already pledged 18 percent of the $7,000 goal for the project.
Bell requests election recount
Susan Bell, who ran as the Republican candidate for associate circuit court judge in Crawford County, filed for a recount on Monday. Bell lost the November General Election to incumbent Democrat Scott Bernstein by a mere 18 votes—2,819 to 2,801.