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Applications for spring craft fair available now

The Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTO) will hold its annual Spring Craft Fair on May 4 and applications for those wanting a booth are available now. Vendors can sign up to register for a 10-foot by 10-foot booth space at the event, where artisans of all types can show and sell their goods to the community.

County treasurer disagrees with minutes, news article

Crawford County Treasurer Karen Sikes has expressed her disagreement with information reported in the commission meeting minutes, and in the Crawford County Commission Notes for January as printed in the February 14 edition of the Steelville Star.

Stolen car found near Birds Nest

A Sullivan woman has been charged with stealing a car in Cuba and abandoning it in a ravine near the Birds Nest river access point.

According to court documents, the victim called the Cuba Police Department on the morning of January 19 to report a theft on Spencer Street.
An officer met with the victim at the residence, and the man reported that sometime during the night, his girlfriend, Hope Lambert, 21, had stolen his car. He said that he had noticed the car was missing when he woke that morning.

Clerk praises voters for balanced budget

Crawford County has a truly balanced budget for the first time in many years, and it’s due in large part to the increased sales tax approved by voters in April of last year. County Clerk John Martin, budget officer for the county government, detailed what all the increased tax revenue has allowed for in his annual budget message submitted to the state along with the 2019 budget.

Steelville’s Sutton takes top awards in New Orleans races

Luke Sutton loves to run. “I enjoy running so much because it’s been something humans have done for thousands of years in order to survive, something we’ve adapted to do,” he said. “Although the times have changed since then, I still think it’s an important activity to continue. It’s good for the body and mind, and I just think there’s a lot we can benefit from (through) running.”