Crawford County News
Constitutional Amendment 7 could bring $2.65 million for Crawford County over 10 years
In addition to many Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) projects in the Meramec Region, including five in Crawford County, Constitutional Amendment 7 would also provide an estimated $27 million distributed to cities and $27 million distributed to counties throughout the state over a 10-yeartime period to assist with transportation funding at the local level, if the measure passes by Missouri voters.
Crawford County voters will have five different proposed amendments to the Missouri Constitution to consider when they head to the polls to cast their ballots next Tuesday. Three Rivers Publishing offers voters this brief overview of each amendment proposal and any arguments for or against.
County, MDC meet to discuss widening Cave Road
Cave Road may be one step closer to becoming a safer roadway. On July 22, Crawford County Commissioners called a meeting with representatives from the Missouri Department of Conservation to discuss the proposed project at the site in question.
Veterans gather in St. Louis for VFW convention
Editor's Note: Tom Korth was sent on assignment to attend the VFW national convention in St. Louis. Korth is both an Iraq war veteran and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
The 115th Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention was held in St. Louis this week. More than 12,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary participated in the event to elect new leadership and to approve resolutions that will guide the national organization’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill.
Presiding commissioner being challenged by road district employee
Crawford County voters will determine their next Presiding Commissioner at the August 5 Primary Election. Two Republicans are the only candidates who have filed for the position, so the one who wins in August will not have an opponent in the November election. Incumbent Leo Sanders faces challenger Wes Littrell for the seat.