Last updateThu, 18 Dec 2014 2pm

Crawford County News

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.

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Vietnam Monument donations can be made all month

    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.

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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.

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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.

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