Crawford County has received $2.8 million in funding from the federal government as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES” Act). These funds are to be solely allocated to necessary expenditures incurred as a result of the public health emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19 cases seem to be on the decline, both locally and nationally, according to reports from the local public health department and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
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.
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.