42nd Judicial Circuit Court Presiding Judge Megan Seay issued a press release on May 13 to report an operating phase approach will be implemented to reopen the courts as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 State of Emergency.
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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.
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.
Crawford County 911 Emergency Services is announcing a new free messaging service available to Crawford County residents—one that provides alerts for severe weather in the area and updates on additional positive cases of COVID-19 reported in the county.
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.