Crawford County News

911 completes project to improve emergency communication

           Crawford County has a new public safety radio system in place following the completion of a huge project over the past year funded through a portion of the county’s CARES Act allocation of federal funding, and thanks to the hard work of Crawford County E911 Emergency Services (CenCom).

County moved to new congressional district

           Crawford County will no longer be in the 8th Congressional District under a redistricting plan approved by the Missouri Senate last week, provided the bill is signed by the governor. Instead, county residents will vote in the 3rd Congressional District, which is currently represented by Republican Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer, of St. Elizabeth.

Two county youth groups earn grant funding

            Raised bed gardens, building picnic tables and benches, creating outdoor classrooms and landscaping main streets are a few of the community projects that 4-H and FFA youth will be doing this spring as recipients of a Shaping Rural Missouri Grant.

Nominations for Crawford Electric director candidates is now open

            May 11 was the start of the open nomination period for Crawford Electric consumer-members who want to run for the co-op’s board of directors.
            Three positions on the board need to be filled with an election coinciding with the annual meeting of members on Wednesday, September 14.

Several county residents charged with drug possesison, other crimes

            The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has filed felony charges against the following people. Each person is presumed innocent of the charges until proven guilty in a court of competent jurisdiction.