Leathers leaving county to join staff at ECC
Mardy Leathers attended his last Crawford County Commission meeting as county clerk on Tuesday. He will leave the position officially on September 1 and take over duties for his new job as Executive Director for the Center for Workforce Development with East Central College.
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.
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.
Phelps County’s Carol Bennett receives MRPC public service award
Phelps County Clerk Carol Bennett was honored for her dedication and commitment to public service during Meramec Regional Planning Commission’s (MRPC) 2014 Annual Dinner on Nov. 13 at Camp Mihaska Conference and Resort Center near Bourbon. The organization also honored 10 additional volunteers, youth, service organizations and local leaders for their contributions to their communities during the event.
Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, would like to invite the public to help the troopers and employees of Troop I raise money for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes, by participating in a “Tip-A-Cop” event on Thursday, November 20, 2014.
The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department is investigating various scams in the area and this is a warning to be vigilant when receiving telephone calls from unknown people. The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department has recently received reports from citizens of the following scams: