Crawford County News
Alleged sex offender now charged with burglary
The Steelville woman who was charged just over a year ago with selling nude photos of a child, as well as allowing men to have sexual relations with the child for money has now been charged with burglary.
Theme for 2015 Crawford County Fair is 'American Pride'
The Crawford County Fair Board has chosen American Pride as the theme for the 2015 Fair. Fair dates are July 8, 9, 10 and 11.There will be no activities on Tuesday before the Fair. Tuesday is the time when people are bringing in animals.
The Crawford County Foundation is continuing efforts throughout December to raise money to help Steelville Middle School students complete the Crawford County Vietnam War Era Monument that will be placed on the courthouse lawn. Donors have already pledged 18 percent of the $7,000 goal for the project.
Bell requests election recount
Susan Bell, who ran as the Republican candidate for associate circuit court judge in Crawford County, filed for a recount on Monday. Bell lost the November General Election to incumbent Democrat Scott Bernstein by a mere 18 votes—2,819 to 2,801.
CLERF assists in equipping local law enforcement
The Crawford County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund (CLERF) board awarded funding to three local law enforcement entities in the county at their meeting held on Tuesday, November 25.