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Crawford County News

Man facing sixth DWI charge

    Felony charges were filed against the following people by the Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney between September 23 and October 1:

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County coming up short on jail revenue

Crawford County is concerned about coming up with the funds to make the November payment on the jail bond this year. The payment due is $323,676.88, and the jail fund currently has just $191,748.27 in it (before October expenses). Commissioners met in the jail conference room on Friday, October 3 to discuss the situation and potential avenues to come up with the necessary money.

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County commission notes from September

September 2
    Associate commissioners Kenny Killeen and Paul Watson gave Presiding Commissioner Leo Sanders authority to give the proxy vote for the county for the Steelville Telephone Exchange Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting for the Steelville Telephone Exchange, held at the Steelville High School on Monday, September 8.

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Man's girlfriend calls cops about drugs

    The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney filed the following felony charges between September 16 and 21:
    • Thomas L. Claus, 48, of Cuba, stands charged with class B felony producing a controlled substance, and class C felony possession of a controlled substance.

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Students give commissioners updated on Vietnam War monument

    Five Steelville Middle School students from Jennifer Whitson’s Current Events class visited Crawford County Commissioners at their meeting on September 23. The students came to check in with the commission on the status of the Vietnam War monument they have been working towards for some time.

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