Crawford County News

Crawford County Commission Notes – November

Crawford County Commissioners met four times in November to conduct business as follows for the county.

November 5

  • Commissioners approved the agenda for the day and minutes from October 29. They opened and reviewed correspondence.
  • Collector Pat Schwent asked about courthouse hours for the day after Thanksgiving. She was told the commission had decided in the previous meeting that the courthouse would be closed the Friday after Thanksgiving, as well as on Tuesday, December 24 for Christmas Eve. The Clerk’s office was to send out a memo to all elected officials advising of the decision.

MSHP installs new car seats at Head Start

    Troopers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol recently conducted a child safety seat presentation at Crawford County Head Start in Cuba. During the program, it was discovered that several parents and grandparents were in need of new or replacement car seats and work is well underway in getting them installed.

Addiction recovery program implemented at county jail

Crawford County Jail inmates have a new opportunity to learn how to fight drug addiction in their lives. A support group program implemented in October gives incarcerated men and women a chance to talk about their problems, fears and addictive behaviors and learn about resources that can help them choose a new way of life.

County still seeking resolution to issues between assessor and collector

    Crawford County Presiding Commissioner Leo Sanders recently reported that discussions were in progress between the county collector, assessor, and attorney to attempt to iron out the tax payment issues plaguing the county.