Crawford County News

Stabbing leads to assault charges

    Assault charges have been filed against the St. Clair man accused of stabbing another man in the leg and back during an altercation that took place on June 25 at a Crawford County residence in Sullivan.

Cook Station woman charged with arson, assault

    “I’m going to sacrifice you” is what a Cook Station woman reportedly said to her victim after allegedly hitting him in the head with a ceramic dragon and setting their house on fire.

Russell House’s Crawford County outreach office to host July 20 open house

The Russell House’s outreach office in Steelville will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 20. The public is invited to meet Crawford County Advocate Shelly Swearingin and learn about the Russell House’s programs supporting survivors of domestic or sexual abuse. The Russell House’s Crawford County outreach office is located at 215 Third Street, Suite 4A, in Steelville.

Crawford County Fair is this week

    It’s fair week in Crawford County and this year’s event brings a full slate of activities and concerts back to the fairgrounds at Hood Park in Cuba.
    The theme for the 74th annual fair is “Sew It, Grow It, Show It,” and it kicked off on Sunday, July 11, with barn clean-up and queen talent practice in preparation for the week.

Ray charged with leaving body

    The man reportedly in a relationship with Beau Dyer, the 20-year-old Steelville woman charged with killing Terry Barton, has been charged with another felony related to the case.