Crawford County News

Man charged with assault flees from cops

           The Newburg man who was charged earlier this month in Crawford County with the class B felony of domestic assault in the first degree, and the class E felony of unlawful use of a weapon, now stands charged with another felony in this county: the class E felony of resisting an arrest.

Commission hears request for dog ordinance

            Crawford County Commissioners heard a request at their April 19 meeting from a county resident to look into the possibility of creating an ordinance to require dog owners to keep their animals on their own property.

Staples honored with 4-H Volunteer Award

            Tracy Staples of Crawford County has been honored with a 2021 Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award by the 4-H Center for Youth Development in March. Staples was one of 60 volunteers recognized statewide for commitment and leadership to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Youth Development program. She has served the Crawford County 4-H program for 28 years.

Commissioners continue to hear ARPA requests

          After making four awards by the end of January to entities that had requested a portion of the ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funds awarded to Crawford County, commissioners have not yet made a determination for the remaining applicants.

Commission responds to request for evening meetings

            A number of Crawford County citizens have requested that commissioners hold an evening meeting in order to allow more people to attend, but that is not likely to occur.