Crawford County News

County schools could benefit from $3.6 million in COVID relief

    The most recent round of federal COVID-19 relief included billions of dollars in potential funding for the nation’s schools, including $871 million for Missouri schools. Of that amount, $784 million was allocated school districts, including nearly $3.8 million for the three Crawford County districts.

Authorities make another marijuana bust on I-44

    Crawford County law enforcement was involved in another incident where marijuana was found in a vehicle on Interstate 44 on February 4.

CCLD receives Summer Library Program Grant

    The Crawford County Library District (CCLD) has been awarded a Summer Library Program Grant of $5,467, with the announcement made by Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft last week.

County approves $14.2 million budget

    Crawford County Commissioners have approved a $3.5 million budget for the General Revenue (GR) Fund and nearly $10.7 million in ancillary fund expenditures for 2021. The budget shows projected income that will exceed expenses in the GR Fund but ancillary funds will utilize a portion of the healthy reserves held in those accounts for expenditures this year.