Crawford County News

County COVID cases doubled in September

• Three more deaths reported

    Total cases of COVID-19 in Crawford County have more than doubled in the last month. On August 31, the county reported 194 cases, and on October 1, that had increased to 430. The increase in has remained steady over the past two weeks, but three new deaths for those with positive test results have also been reported.

County grants $110k in CARES Act funds

    The Crawford County CARES Act Committee has now disbursed approximately $110,000 of the $2.8 million in funding received by the county from the federal government, funding intended to aid local political subdivisions with expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prosecuting attorney files numerous felony charges

    Felonies filed in recent weeks in Crawford County include the following:
    Natisha Kennison, 34, of Bourbon, stands charged with class D felony possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). The charges are a result of an incident that took place on July 10, 2019.

Fatal crash leads to felony charge

    The out-of-state driver involved in a fatal crash in Crawford County on September 14 now stands charged with a DWI felony.