The annual Crawford County Tax Sale will be held on Monday, Aug. 26, in front of the courthouse in Steelville at 10 a.m. The sale is held to collect back taxes due on real estate located throughout the county.
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A 37-year-old St. Louis man fell victim to a drowning accident while swimming in the Meramec River on Saturday afternoon. While there remains some mystery as to what may have led to the man’s death, the county coroner’s office has ruled out foul play in the matter.
The following people were charged in recent weeks for drug-related felonies in Crawford County.
• Gordon W. Wilson, 41, of Washington, Mo., stands charged with class D felony possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), and class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
Libraries in the Crawford County Library District will be closed August 30 through September 2 for updates to the system and Labor Day holiday.
• Attorneys cite use of “unnecessary and excessive force”
A former inmate of the Crawford County Jail is suing corrections officers and the county. The St. Louis man, now serving time after his conviction for interstate prostitution, claims he was tased without cause, which led to serious injuries.