Crawford County News

Commission approves updates to courtrooms

The Crawford County Commission held its weekly meeting on Monday, July 20 where the circuit clerk, Karen Harlan, requested approval to go forward with modifications to the county government buildings. An official vote with the full commission was postponed to the following week and approved on July 28.

Deputy coroner rescues woman on flooded I-44

    Newly elected Crawford County Coroner Darren Dake rescued a woman from a flooding vehicle on the interstate last month as he was returning from Sullivan where he had been performing his duty as deputy coroner. The rescue took place on July 19 near the county line on Interstate 44, and Dake said he didn’t think it was a big deal.

COVID-19 cases total 77 in Crawford County

    Crawford County’s positive COVID-19 cases totaled 77 as of Monday, August 10. That is an increase of 19 cases over a week ago on August 3, when the total was 58. On Monday, July 27, Crawford County’s total was 33, showing a total increase of 44 positive cases in the last two weeks.