Crawford County News

Friends Crow and Kimker seeking E911 board seat

Paul Crow has served on the E911 board for a number of years, and seeks to continue that service, but for District 1 instead of District 2 this time around. He faces competition for that role from Stephen Kimker. Three Rivers Publishing invited candidates involved in races for the municipal election on April 2 to submit a candidate profile for publication.

Woman’s removal from care facility causes missing person scare

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release on Sunday, March 17, after an incident the previous day in which an older woman was reported as being missing or possibly even kidnapped from an assisted living facility within the county. The woman was found safe later that night.

Rally racers face rough roads - PHOTO GALLERY

Sunshine graced the weekend for the annual 100 Acre Wood Rally, held in the area on Friday and Saturday, March 15-16. But that sun followed rainy weather in the week leading up to the event and left the gravel road surfaces soaked in many places, but rough and dried out in others, and there were lots of puddles for big water splashes. The conditions made the traditionally fast gravel roads of the 100 Acre Wood Rally more difficult for drivers because of the unpredictable grip levels.

Local teen meets, shadows state officials at 4-H Legislative Academy

    Bethany Donnell, age 16, a member of the Lone Star 4-H Club of Crawford County, participated in the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Legislative Academy, Feb. 18-20. Donnell was one of 15 youths selected statewide to represent Missouri 4-H at the academy in Jefferson City.

Contracts awarded for microsurface of Crawford, Gasconade County roadways

    At its regular meeting today in Jefferson City, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved a contract to microsurface three roadways in Crawford, Gasconade and Iron counties. Microsurfacing Contractors was awarded a contract to microsurface the following roads: