Crawford County News

CCSO canine locates lost hunter

    Canine Max, with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, led a successful search and rescue effort to locate a missing hunter on November 19.

CCHD changes contact tracing procedures

    County health departments across the state are struggling to keep up with the demands placed upon them by the COVID-19 pandemic. Health departments have worked tirelessly to contact positive cases as well as all close contacts, however, cases continue to rise, and that practice is becoming unsustainable.

Five new volunteers join Mid-Ozark CASA

    In spite of the pandemic, Mid-Ozark CASA welcomes five newly trained volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children in Missouri’s 42nd Judicial Circuit, which includes Crawford, Dent, Iron, Reynolds and Wayne counties.  

Crawford County closes in on 1,000 COVID cases

• Public exposure reported at Steelville auction
    Crawford County COVID-19 cases are again rising dramatically, with large increases reported over the past two weeks. The county now has a total of 983 cases, showing a jump of 145 cases over the past week, according to Missouri’s public health dashboard. The state’s COVID website shows the new total as of November 15.