Crawford County’s positive COVID-19 cases totaled 77 as of Monday, August 10. That is an increase of 19 cases over a week ago on August 3, when the total was 58. On Monday, July 27, Crawford County’s total was 33, showing a total increase of 44 positive cases in the last two weeks.
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Having good name recognition and experience is generally a winning combination for any political candidate and that certainly turned out to be the case for Mike Randazzo in last week’s Republican Primary for Division 2 judge in the 42nd Circuit. Randazzo won the three counties where is he most well-known and that was more than enough to secure a spot on the November ballot where he will be unopposed.
The August 4 Primary Election brought out just over 28 percent of Crawford County voters to cast their ballots. Of the registered voters in the county, just 4,612 out of 16,181 voted last Tuesday. The vast majority did so at polling locations throughout the county, with only 375 choosing to vote by absentee ballot, and just 10 by mail-in ballot.
A Steelville man has been charged for drug possession following his arrest on a felony warrant on July 13. Nathanael Koshiway Pendleton, 36, of Steelville, stands charged with the class D felony of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) as a result of the incident.
Five Republican candidates sought the judge’s seat in Division 2 of the 42nd Judicial Circuit, which includes Crawford, Dent, Iron, Reynolds, and Wayne counties, on Tuesday. Mike Randazzo won the seat.