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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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Incumbent Democrat faces opposition for Division 2 judgeship

    Incumbent Phelps County Division 2 Associate Circuit Judge Ken Clayton, a Democrat, is being challenged by Republican Mark Calvert in Tuesday’s election. Each was contacted by the Saint James Press to discuss their candidacy. Their responses follow.

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Democrat Division I Associate Circuit Court judge faces challenger

    Incumbent Phelps County Division 1 Associate Circuit Judge Ron White, a Democrat, is being challenged by Republican Brian Woolley in Tuesday’s election. Each was contacted by the Saint James Press to discuss their candidacy. Their responses follow.

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County clerk position up for grabs in Tuesday’s election

    Republican Pam Grow and Democrat Paul Long are running for the office of Phelps County clerk in next week’s election. Each was contacted by the Saint James Press to discuss their candidacy. Their responses follow.

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Authorities locate missing hunter with from helicopter

On October 24, 2014, at approximately 9:45 pm, Troop I was requested by the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department to assist in the search of a missing hunter, identified as a 54 year old male, on U.S. Forest land in southwest Phelps County.

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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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