Crawford County News

Two killed in separate wrecks

    Two people were killed in Crawford County last week in unrelated wreck. One of the victims was from Nebraska, but the other lived in St. James.
    An 87-year-old woman was killed in a car crash in Crawford County on September 14. The accident occurred at 1:40 p.m. on Highway N, eight miles south of Bourbon.

Commission rescinds bid award, gives to different supplier

    The annual propane bidding process for Crawford County ran into a snag when commissioners received a complaint that the lowest bidder had reportedly utilized a state inspection to undercut the competition’s price per gallon. That knowledge led to a vote to pull the award and reissue it to another company.

COVID total reaches 343 in Crawford County, including 117 active cases

    With Thursday’s report on numbers of COVID-19 cases in the county, the Crawford County Health Department issued the following statement:
    Due to the sharp rise in cases since our reporting last Thursday, we are separating our data to better illustrate the distribution of these new cases. We have our original table that we will continue to use to show total cases throughout the county and we also have a new table specific to cases within congregate living facilities.

Osage Square represents county on Bicentennial Quilt

    A submission by local fiber artist Pat Cookson has been selected to represent Crawford County on the Missouri Bicentennial Quilt. Her quilt square depicts the Osage Trail Legacy monument in Cuba.