The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) has canceled an Endangered Silver Advisory for a California man who was last seen in Bourbon. The man was located and is safe.
Crawford County News
After voting for a 20 percent salary increase for themselves last month, the majority of Crawford County office holders said no—at least for now—to raising the coroner’s salary to be in line with other part-time officials at a meeting held on November 16. The new salary for coroner wouldn’t go into effect until the next term of office begins in 2025, so the topic can be discussed again in the future.
The Crawford County Sheriff's Office recently congratulated one of its Detention Officers on his graduation from the Missouri Sheriff's Association Training Academy.
Crawford County Treasurer Karen Sikes has been attending recent county commission meetings, often to point out concerns she has with decisions the governing body has made. In recent weeks, Sikes has questioned how much she should be bonded for, made allegations that the county’s investments of excess funds are illegal, disputed ARPA funding, and reported a substantial amount of money is sitting in the Criminal Cost Fund after the jail bond was paid off last year.
Nearly 47 percent of Crawford County voters cast their ballots at the November 8 General Election, despite the fact there were no local races to be determined. Of the 16,425 registered voters in the county, 7,655 voted.