Crawford County News

Seven will compete for fair queen title

    Seven young women from Cuba and Steelville will take the main stage on Wednesday, July 14, at the 74th Annual Crawford County Fair at Hood Park in Cuba as they vie to become the next fair queen. The pageant will get underway with the talent competition at 7 p.m., followed by the coronation at 9 p.m.

Chesnutt cancels planned fair performance

    The Crawford County Fair Board announced last week that Mark Chesnutt, who was scheduled to be the featured entertainer on the final night of this year’s fair, has had to cancel his planned performance. He has been replaced by country singer Neal McCoy.

County plans asphalt projects for summer months

    With warm weather here, Crawford County road crews will be working on several asphalt projects around the county. District commissioners and foremen first reviewed the condition and traffic volume of county roads when selecting those in greatest need of overlayment.

Dyer and Ray charged in murder of missing man

    The 20-year-old mother of his child has been charged in the murder of Albert Terry “T.J.” Barton, who was reported as missing on June 8, with a woman and man listed as persons of interest in the disappearance. On June 30, law enforcement located Beau Mackenna Dyer, 20, and Eric M. Ray, 50, in Ray’s Steelville residence and arrested them.