Crawford County News

Handwashing is the best protection against flu and coronavirus      


            Increasing media coverage of the coronavirus outbreak that began in China is creating some fear in our community. The Crawford County Health Department understands that many are concerned about the new coronavirus and have questions about how to protect themselves and their families. Here is what you need to know.

County candidate filing is underway

    Candidates have begun filing for Crawford County offices for the August 4 Primary Election, with four current office holders first on the board to declare their intent to seek another term. Assessor Kellie Vestal, Public Administrator Franky Todd, Sheriff Darin Layman, and District #1 Commissioner Rob Cummings all threw their hats into the ring in the morning when the first day filing opened on Tuesday, February 25.

Resident questions county roadwork discussion

    Crawford County resident Eldon Harris appeared before the county commission at their February 25 meeting to question the county’s decisions about road and bridge work, especially as discussed in a previous meeting and reported in Three Rivers Publishing newspapers.