Crawford County News

911 seeks board member

    The Crawford County 911 Emergency Services Board of Directors is seeking an individual who would be interested in being appointed to the board to fill a position that has become vacant due to a resignation. This appointment will end at the April 2021 election.

County COVID case total nears 500

    Fifty-two new cases of COVID-19 have been added to the total in Crawford County over the past week to total 495 as of Monday, October 12.
    According to numbers released by the Crawford County Health Department (CCHD), of the new total, 48 are active cases, 437 have been released from isolation, eight have positive serology (antibody testing), and there have been 6,737 negative results.     

Collector and Assessor to close lobby to public

    Crawford County taxpayers will not be able to hand-deliver their annual property and real estate tax payments this year. As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Collector Pat Schwent and Assessor Kellie Vestal have determined to close the lobby to their adjoining offices beginning on November 1 through December 31.

Commissioners name top road and bridge needs

    Crawford County Commissioners met with representatives from the Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) on October 6 to discuss county transportation needs with the state system and designate the top three priorities at the current time.