Crawford County News

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.

Local NSDAR chapter welcomes you

    Noah Coleman Chapter NSDAR July recess continues, and the usual meeting schedule will resume in August. July 1 found Noah Coleman’s member Pat Cookson at the Governor’s Mansion, where tea and crumpets were shared by the Missouri Bicentennial Quilt contributors.

Fair auction records smashed

    In what was undoubtedly the best livestock auction in the history of the Crawford County Fair, buyers spent nearly $430,000 on Saturday and set record single sale prices for a steer, hog, and rabbits. The total sales nearly doubled those from a year ago.