Crawford County News
Meramec Farms Road scheduled for closure
Meramec Farms Road should be abandoned by Crawford County—in five years. Prosecuting Attorney Bill Seay met with commissioners, and another full room of interested people, on Tuesday, June 24 to explain the legalities of the question on who owned the road and whether it is a public roadway.
Several felony drug charges filed
Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney Bill Seay filed felony charges against the following people between June 17 and 20:
Suspect now faces kidnapping charges
Kidnapping charges have been added to those against Brock Edward Woodfin, age 45, of Steelville—the man who was charged in April with class A felony assault in the first degree and unclassified felony armed criminal action. Two counts class B felony kidnapping charges were filed by Crawford County Prosecutor Bill Seay on June 19 in connection with the same incident.
Potential county road closure stirs conflict
Twenty-five people crowded into the Crawford County Commission room on June 17 to participate in the public hearing held on the petition to close a portion of Meramec Farms Road. Both sides of the argument were present at the meeting, with several taking the opportunity to voice their opinion in the matter. Those behind the petition to close the road claimed that the road had always been private, and that the county had not really been maintaining it, while those against it were concerned about losing access to the area.
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