Crawford County News

Incumbent challenged for NCCAD board seat

    The North Crawford County Ambulance District has one position to fill at the April 6 election for Sub-District #2, which is Benton Township. Incumbent Paula Shockley is being challenged by Jesse “Jay” McClary.

County seeks renewal of jail tax at current rate

    Crawford County voters will be asked whether to extend the half cent jail tax at the polls on Tuesday, April 6. The question on the sales tax for the jail will be on ballots along with another county question to extend the half cent capital improvement tax used for roads, bridges, and county-owned properties.

Voters to decide on county CI tax proposal

    Voters in Crawford County will be asked to decide on two county taxes at the polls on Tuesday, April 6. Neither would add to the county tax rate but are extensions of what is currently on the books. Proposition No. 1 asks voters to allow the county to continue to collect a half-cent tax to fund capital improvements to roads, bridges and county-owned properties.

CC COVID positivity rate drops again

    Crawford County’s seven-day positivity rate using the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) method has again dropped below the 10 percent benchmark that is considered high. As of March 19, that number was 6.5 percent, dropping from 12.6 last week, when it had been above the benchmark for the first time in seven weeks.