Crawford County News

Human remains found in West Sullivan

            On November 4, Crawford County Sheriff Darin Layman issued a press release reporting his office had been notified that day about possible human remains located in the 4100 block of the North Service Road in West Sullivan.

Halloween shooting under investigation

            The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about an incident that occurred on Halloween night, October 31, in the area of the 600-800 block of Highway WW in Sullivan.

Shooting with air rifle results in felony charges

            Felony assault charges have been filed against the West Sullivan man who shot another with an airsoft rifle during an altercation.

Circuit Clerk proposes renovations

           Crawford County Circuit Clerk Karen Harlan brought a request to commissioners for remodeling of the upstairs courtrooms and offices in the main courthouse last week. At the November 1 meeting, Harlan explained the need to update the space and provided handouts of the proposed renovations that could be completed in two or more phases. Commissioners tabled further discussion until they could consult the County Clerk on the budget.

General Election ballots include questions about marijuana, police, and National Guard

            There are no local races or issues on the November 8 General Election ballots, but there are several state officials to be elected and ballot measures to be determined. On Election Day, Crawford County results will be available when tallied on the county’s website, which can be found at