Crawford County News

Absentee ballots now available for June 2 Municipal Election

    The Municipal Election for 2020 will be held on June 2. In March, after Missouri Governor Mike Parson issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 and following a request from Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, the governor issued another order for all Missouri municipal elections previously scheduled for April 7 to be postponed to June 2.

Pfeiffer and McGraw seek 911 board seat

    There are two candidates for an open seat on the Crawford County 911 Emergency Services Board this year. Both were given the opportunity to present themselves to our readers and discuss their opinions on any issues they felt were important to the voting public.

Treasurer complains about software access, blames clerk for problems

    Crawford County Treasurer Karen Sikes is again complaining to the county commission about issues with the financial software recently implemented for her office. She addressed commissioners at their meeting on Tuesday, May 5, reading from a prepared statement, and blaming County Clerk John Martin for the problems.