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Crawford County News

Veterans Day observed at courthouse - PHOTO GALLERY

    A dedicated group braved the frigid temperatures on Tuesday to honor our nation’s veterans on the Crawford County Courthouse lawn in Steelville. The short ceremony included an opening prayer by Pastor Jerry Beers of First Assembly of God, the pledge of allegiance, words of gratitude and remembrance from Paul Satterfield (representing the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department), Steelville Mayor Terry Palmer, and veterans Jim Cain and Donald Gummersheimer. Rob Bowness played “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipes and a closing prayer was offered by Pastor John Welton of the Steelville Presbyterian Church.

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Smith tapped by Howald to be assistant PA

    After winning the election just last week, Kent Howald has already named his assistant for when he takes over as Crawford County prosecuting attorney in January. In a press release given to Three Rivers Publishing, Howald announced that David Smith would be his assistant prosecuting attorney.

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Burglary suspected caught in Kansas, several others also face charges

    At least five arrests for other crimes were made during the search for Corey Neff, 26, of Leasburg, a man wanted on burglary charges in Crawford County. Sheriff Randy Martin reported on Friday, November 7 that Neff had been apprehended in Kansas and will be extradited to Missouri to face his charges here.

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Numerous felony charges filed between October 19 and November 6

    The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney has filed felony charges against the following people between October 19 and November 6:

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County receives Purple Heart recognition

PURPLE HEART RECOGNITION - Crawford County commissioners received a special plaque to recognize their resolution making Crawford County a Purple Heart County.

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