Crawford County News

Osage leaders speak at library dinner

    The first annual Friends of the Crawford County Library District dinner was held on Friday, January 10, and served as a celebration to welcome the Patriot Nations exhibit to the area. The event featured guest speakers Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear of the Osage Nation and John Williams, senior advisor to the chief and veteran of the Vietnam War.

Health Coalition updates plans for Crawford and Dent counties

    Your Community Cares Rural Health Coalition (YCCRHC) is lifting the stigma of drug addiction and educating the public about substance misuse and life-saving measures. Over 20 local mid-Missouri corporate and private entities have joined together and now are implementing the plans developed in 2019 with the support of a one-million-dollar, three-year federal grant.

K9 catches suspect running from cops

    A Missouri State Highway Patrol K9 unit caught a man who fled from law enforcement in Sullivan during the snow and ice storm on Saturday, January 11. The man crashed in Crawford County, attempted to steal another vehicle, and then fled on foot.