Commission hears proposal to locate coroner’s office in Cuba

Current Assistant Coroner Darren Dake approached Crawford County Commissioners at their October 8 meeting to discuss plans for a new coroner’s facility. The commission has been researching the issue in preparation for the retirement of current Coroner Paul Hutson, who has been in the position for many years and utilized his private business – a funeral home – to assist the county with needed facilities for the coroner. Hutson has expressed his intent not to run again for the elected position, and that will leave the county without the necessary place to house the coroner’s office.

PTO seeking participants for annual Trunk or Treat

    It’s time again for the return of the annual Trunk or Treat event, and the St. James Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTO) is seeking help in running this year’s event. PTO members hope to bring businesses, organizations, and individuals together to make this year a fun time for children to safely trick or treat throughout the community.

MRPC to host employer workshop November 8 focusing on the opioid epidemic impact on the workforce

    Meramec Regional Planning Commission is hosting a one-day workshop entitled “A Changing Workforce: Responding to the Opioid Epidemic” on Nov. 8 in the Shirley Day Room at the Delbert Day Cancer Institute, 1060 W. 10th St., Rolla.