Two new groups of community volunteers were recently sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) by Judge Megan Seay, Presiding Circuit Judge of the 42nd Judicial Circuit. Mid-Ozark CASA, a local non-profit organization, trains and supervises community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment.
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In compliance with the Missouri Supreme Court’s Administrative Order 1795 dated April 1, 2020, the Office of State Courts Administrator’s “Statement on The Courts and the Coronavirus” and Governor Mike Parson’s March 13, 2020 Executive Order 20-02 declaring a state of emergency in Missouri, the 42nd Judicial Circuit Court, including Dent County, Crawford County, Iron County, Reynolds County, Wayne County, and any municipality contained therein, is modifying court operations in the interest of public health.
Following some questions on who is notified about potential exposure to COVID-19, the Crawford County Health Department (CCHD) has released information on the procedures involved following notification of a positive COVID-19 case in the county.
Funeral homes in Steelville and Cuba have been coordinating their response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and have made several changes to their services to reduce the risk of exposure to the virus for the foreseeable future.
There will be four races for county offices in August, with three current office holders facing opposition in their bid for re-election. All but one candidate on the ballot are Republicans.