Crawford County News

Crawford County has new website

            Crawford County has a new website up and running, with a variety of information available for interested parties. Although there are still some tweaks needed, the new site ( provides details and links to additional pages to assist local citizens and visitors to the area.

Absentee ballots now available

• New rules don’t always require a reason, but do require photo IDs
            Absentee ballots for the November 8 General Election are now available to registered voters in the Crawford County Clerk's Office.

Impact 100 awards $35,000 to local non-profits

            Five local non-profit organizations were awarded a total of $35,000 in grant funds at the Impact 100 Crawford County sixth annual event held on Thursday, September 22, in Bourbon.

Road District #2 starts customer service program

           Crawford County District #2 Commissioner Jared Boast has heard the concerns of those who’ve complained they couldn’t reach a person to report issues with roads or bridges and has initiated a pilot program to combat that issue and provide answers to the public in a more timely fashion.

Commission directs boards on appointments

            Crawford County Commissioners have drafted, approved, and sent out letters to representatives of the three boards that govern the operation of tax-funded entities in the county. The commission is responsible for appointing members to sit on these boards, and in recent months, have been questioned by several citizens about how that occurs.