Crawford County News

Missouri S&T student receives NASA fellowship

Andrew Hinkle, a Ph.D. student in aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is part of a select group of graduate students across the U.S. to receive a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). Through the award, Hinkle plans to help advance the agency’s understanding of how particle flows such as Martian dust storms could affect spacecraft landings.

Commissioners approve balanced budget

    Crawford County has a balanced budget for 2020. “We should be solvent. Solvent. Solvent. Solvent. That’s a good word in this county,” said County Clerk John Martin, who serves as the county budget officer. “Everything is funded. We’re starting in the black and hope to finish in the black. I’m very pleased with this.”

CCHD provides nutrition program to women, children

            The Crawford County Health Department has announced that a contract to continue to provide WIC services for federal fiscal year 2020 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the terms of the contract, the Crawford County Health Department (CCHD) will be able to serve 555 people eligible for WIC every month.