Crawford County News
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.
CLERF assists in equipping local law enforcement
The Crawford County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund (CLERF) board awarded funding to three local law enforcement entities in the county at their meeting held on Tuesday, November 25.
Cuba’s Lesa Mizell receives MRPC’s top honor
• Faye Howard, Kenny Highley also honored
Three Crawford County residents—Lesa Mizell, Faye Howard and Kenny Highley, all of Cuba—were honored for their volunteer services 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 and service organizations, and local leaders for their contributions to their communities during the event.
Man leads cops on high-speed chase
A pursuit that began in Steelville and ended near Onondaga Cave south of Leasburg has resulted in two charges of resisting arrest for a De Soto man.
E-911 Board notes from November meeting
The Crawford County E-911 Communications Board met on November 11 and conducted business as follows:
• Plans for installation of a new storage building were discussed. The storage building is needed to house files and equipment currently piling up in the office. The board was able to purchase a building for $4,800 (less than half of its’ value) that was in repossession. STE, from whom the 911 office space is leased, will take care of the necessary ground preparation and set up since there is no place available inside their facility for the storage.