Missouri 4-H receives grant for Day of Service activities on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Missouri 4-H has received a Day of Service grant of $80,985 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service.

Aldermen raise concerns about park maintenance

    At the July 7 Steelville City Council meeting, recently elected Alderman Duane DeRennaux provided an extensive report of issues found at the Community Park when he and counterpart Tamra Cape conducted a walk-through of the facility. The two were named by the mayor as the council members to sit on the parks committee.

Crawford County up to 23 COVID-19 cases

    There have now been 23 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Crawford County. According to numbers posted on the Crawford County Health Department (CCHD) Facebook page on Monday, July 13, of those 23 cases, there are six active cases, 17 released from isolation, and two positive serology (antibody testing). There have been 1,789 negative results for COVID-19 tests.

Youth livestock sales surpass $205,000

    The ongoing coronavirus pandemic didn’t put much of a damper on Saturday’s Crawford County Youth in Ag Sale. Despite there being fewer animals offered than in 2019, and no bacon auctioned, the sale brought in $205,595.85 in gross sales, which was down just about $16,000 from last year’s sale at the Crawford County Fair.