Crawford County News

July 13 deadline approaches for Crawford Electric board petitioners

            Individuals interested in serving on the Crawford Electric Cooperative board of directors have until 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, to submit a nominating petition signed by at least 15 co-op members.

Proscutor's office files numerous felony charges

            The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has filed felony charges against the following people. Each person is presumed innocent of the charges until proven guilty in a court of competent jurisdiction.

Cuba man attacks woman at river access

A convicted criminal with a previous history of violence attacked a woman attempting to fish at a local river access point after he tried to steal her truck. 

As a result of the June 13 incident, Michael Everett Uhl, born in 1986, of Cuba, stands charged with the class E felony assault in the third degree, the class D felony of tampering in the first degree, and the class D felony of assault in the third degree. 

Crawford, Phelps unemployment ticked up in May

Unemployment in Crawford County went up four-tenths of one percent in May, while the rate jumped six-tenths of a percent in Phelps County. Despite the fact more people worked in both counties, unemployment rose due to an increase in the total workforce.

Crawford County Felony Report

The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has filed felony charges against the following people. Each person is presumed innocent of the charges until proven guilty in a court of competent jurisdiction.

Tyrone Burnett Leonard, born in 1988, of Jadwin, stands charged with the class D felony of burglary in the second degree, and the class A misdemeanor of stealing. Leonard is accused of entering an ex-girlfriend’s residence without permission and taking some items from her bedroom on April 3.