Crawford County’s positive COVID-19 cases have increased by 145 in the past two weeks, due in part to mass testing and facility-wide testing resulting in new cases being identified in congregate living facilities.
Crawford County News
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.
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.
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.
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.