Crawford County News

Governor approves salary increase for county sheriffs

    County sheriffs in the state of Missouri will see salary increases, but it may be 10 years before the full raise will be realized for some. Governor Mike Parsons signed the senate bill to approve the pay raise on July 14 in spite of the opposition voiced by several counties, including Crawford.

Prosecuting attorney files numerous felony charges

    The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has filed charges against the following people. Each person is presumed innocent of the charges until proven guilty in a court of competent jurisdiction.

Crawford County sees jump in COVID cases

    COVID cases are again on the rise and Crawford County is showing the increase, too. Forty new cases were confirmed in the week ending July 23, more than almost the entire month of June. More than 100 new confirmed cases have been reported since the end of last month.

County tax sale is August 23

    Real estate with delinquent taxes will be sold on the Crawford County courthouse lawn on Monday, August 23. The annual tax sale must take place on the fourth Monday of August, beginning at 10 a.m., according to Missouri state statute. The sale will take place at the north courthouse door.

Three killed in I-44 crash

    Three people were killed Friday in four-vehicle crash on I-44 at the 214 mile marker near the Leasburg exit east of Cuba. All of the victims were from Wisconsin.