Crawford County News

County Fair is underway

            It’s fair week in Crawford County and the 75th annual Crawford County Fair is celebrating its “Diamond Jubilee” at the fairgrounds at Hood Park in Cuba.

County fair kicks off with annual parade - PHOTO GALLERY

The Crawford County Fair opened on Tuesday with just a few activities taking place at Hood Park before the parade was held on Old Route 66 to officially kick of this year's 75th annual event. Here is a photo gallery from the parade. Watch for more galleries of fair activities throughout the week.

Library gets support for rainbow storytime

            The Steelville library’s meeting room overflowed with brightly colored tie-dyed shirts on Monday, as supporters of the LGBTQ+ community expressed encouragement to those in charge of the county’s libraries. The vast majority of those present for the monthly meeting of the Crawford County Library District board proclaimed their colorful support in that manner for the inclusion of a rainbow storytime program in the local libraries.

Crawford County Fair is next week

           The 75th annual Crawford County Fair will celebrate its “Diamond Jubilee” and this year’s event brings a full slate of activities and concerts to the fairgrounds at Hood Park in Cuba.