Crawford County News

Megan Seay elected new Presiding Circuit Judge

    Kelly Parker, Presiding Circuit Judge of the 42nd Judicial Circuit, has announced that Circuit Judge, Megan Seay, has been elected by the 42nd Judicial Circuit Court en Banc as the new Presiding Circuit Judge of the 42nd Judicial Circuit effective January 1, 2020.  

Felony charges filed in New Year’s burglary

    A New Year’s burglary has a Cuba man facing a felony charge to start 2020.
    Crawford County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to a Leasburg residence at 2:19 a.m. on January 1, when a woman called 911 to report there was a man she didn’t know inside her home. When the two deputies arrived, they found the man, wearing only black underwear, inside a sliding glass door that was open, and took him into custody without incident.

Lifeline holds 13th annual fundraising banquet - PHOTO GALLERY

    On October 10, the Lifeline Pregnancy Care Center held its 13th annual fundraiser banquet at Camp Mihaska in Bourbon.
    “The event was a little down in attendance from previous years, but we still had approximately 180 people in attendance,” said Board Chairman Rev. Don Martin.

Extension Council election underway

    The names of nine persons are on the January ballot for election of University of Missouri County Extension Council members in Crawford County.  Council Chair Dana Richter said seven county residents will be elected by districts to fill this year’s vacancies.  The new council begins its duties March 1, according to state law.