Crawford County News

County achieves financial goals

    Crawford County Commissioners reported success in their financial goals for 2019—success made possible through voter’s approval of an increased tax rate in 2018. Part of the promise to voters if they approved the five-year tax was to set and achieve particular goals each year.

Repeated raids reveal drugs, guns

A third drug raid in just over a month at a Cuba residence resulted in additional charges for one of those who lives in the Pear Tree Lane home.

The latest drug search was conducted on December 16. The probable cause statement on file in the case against Lane Michael Wade, 22, reports, as uniformed officers approached the residence, Wade and Emily Carty, 21, ran to the back of the home, where officers found them in the master bedroom.

Crawford County Commission Notes – November

Crawford County Commissioners met four times in November to conduct business as follows for the county.

November 5

  • Commissioners approved the agenda for the day and minutes from October 29. They opened and reviewed correspondence.
  • Collector Pat Schwent asked about courthouse hours for the day after Thanksgiving. She was told the commission had decided in the previous meeting that the courthouse would be closed the Friday after Thanksgiving, as well as on Tuesday, December 24 for Christmas Eve. The Clerk’s office was to send out a memo to all elected officials advising of the decision.