MDC wants public comments on proposed bear-hunting season

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is seeking initial public input on a proposed limited and highly regulated hunting season for black bears, which would be open only to Missouri residents. If approved by the Missouri Conservation Commission, a season could occur as soon as the fall of 2021. MDC is asking for initial public comments through June 5.

County receives CARES Act funding

    Crawford County has received $2.8 million in funding from the federal government as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES” Act). These funds are to be solely allocated to necessary expenditures incurred as a result of the public health emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Marshall writes book about Maramec Spring Park and Mrs. James

    Danny Marshall, former regional manager of The James Foundation, has written a new book on the history of Maramec Spring Park from 1877 through 1940 and how Lucy Wortham James impacted the region. Marshall has donated a copy to the James Memorial Public Library and plans to give copies to libraries in Crawford County.

Bourbon planning virtual, actual summer schools

    Now that the 2019-20 school year has officially ended, the Bourbon School District is looking toward summer school plans and will be offering two plans for students—a virtual summer school for high school students, and an in-seat summer school for all grade levels.