Crawford County News

Pfeiffer and McGraw seek 911 board seat

    There are two candidates for an open seat on the Crawford County 911 Emergency Services Board this year. Both were given the opportunity to present themselves to our readers and discuss their opinions on any issues they felt were important to the voting public.

Treasurer complains about software access, blames clerk for problems

    Crawford County Treasurer Karen Sikes is again complaining to the county commission about issues with the financial software recently implemented for her office. She addressed commissioners at their meeting on Tuesday, May 5, reading from a prepared statement, and blaming County Clerk John Martin for the problems.

Relay For Life sets date for 2021

     For the last 20 years, the Crawford County community has come together to support the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life.
    In that time, we have celebrated countless survivors, remembered loved ones, fought back against cancer and raised over $1.3 million for the American Cancer Society. This is truly incredible.

County libraries to begin reopening

    The Crawford County Library District (CCLD) released a reopening plan on Friday, May 1 based on guidelines from the State Library of Missouri.
    Under Phase 1 of the state’s Show Me Strong Recovery Plan, where the stay-at-home order is lifted, but social-distancing measures and pandemic precautions are in place, the CCLD is moving forward cautiously, with patron and employee safety being of utmost concern. All target dates listed in their plan are tentative and dependent upon continued guidance from government and health officials.