Crawford County News

Martin gets another clerk term, Seay unseats Pearson as judge

In the only election to be determined solely in Crawford County on Tuesday, voters selected John Martin to continue as county clerk. All other races and ballot questions were determined by tallying votes from Crawford County and other election jurisdictions, including some statewide ballot measures.

Food For Fines Drive taking place

    During the month of November Crawford County Library District will be doing a Food For Fines Drive!  Patrons will be able to remove $1 of fines for every canned item they bring in to the library up to a maximum of five cans of food per account.

Library staff, board members attend state conference

Director of Crawford County Library District Elizabeth Outar (front, left) attended the Missouri Library Association's Fall Conference along with Administrative Assistant Joy Mentink (front, right), Board of Trustees Annalee Williams (back, left) and Jimmy West (back, right).

County payroll process to change

Adjustments to the payroll calendar for Crawford County caused a bit of a furor at last week’s commission meeting. County Clerk John Martin has proposed a change to pay periods in order to ensure employees are paid for hours they actually work, as opposed to those they are scheduled to work.

Software decisions create headaches for county commission

Crawford County Commissioners have been discussing collector and assessor software concerns for weeks. The commission has made several decisions on the issue, but each has been overturned or delayed as more information has come to their attention. Another decision was reached at the October 30 meeting, one the county’s governing body again hopes is final.