The first annual Friends of the Crawford County Library District dinner was held on Friday, January 10, and served as a celebration to welcome the Patriot Nations exhibit to the area. The event featured guest speakers Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear of the Osage Nation and John Williams, senior advisor to the chief and veteran of the Vietnam War.
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Your Community Cares Rural Health Coalition (YCCRHC) is lifting the stigma of drug addiction and educating the public about substance misuse and life-saving measures. Over 20 local mid-Missouri corporate and private entities have joined together and now are implementing the plans developed in 2019 with the support of a one-million-dollar, three-year federal grant.
A Missouri State Highway Patrol K9 unit caught a man who fled from law enforcement in Sullivan during the snow and ice storm on Saturday, January 11. The man crashed in Crawford County, attempted to steal another vehicle, and then fled on foot.
Capital improvement projects were discussed at the January 7 meeting of the Crawford County Commission, with County Clerk John Martin providing input on what would be financially feasible for the upcoming year.
The Crawford County Republican Central Committee has announced that Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Lincoln Days dinner.