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Pittsburg police investigate leads into Friday murder

Over the course of the last several days, investigators from the Pittsburg Police Department and from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, as well as, agents with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, have actively followed up on numerous leads and have conducted numerous interviews related to the murder of Stephanie Marie Short and the shooting of Velma Marie Cubie on Friday May 13.
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County libraries offer summer reading activities

“Oceans of Possibilities” is the theme for the children’s summer reading program with the Crawford County Library District. Interested participants can sign up and pick up packets during the week of May 23 and the program ends on July 30. Those who turn in their first log sheet will receive a theme bag, and those who complete a second log sheet will receive a water bottle and a $15 Amazon gift card.
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Viola Marie Ware

Viola Marie (nee Rowland) Ware was born on Thursday, June 11, 1931 in Leasburg, Missouri to William “Bill” and Jessie Russell Rowland passed away on Friday, May 6, 2022, at the age of 90 years, 10 months and 25 days. She was a lifelong resident of Crawford County...
CUBA, MO
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Two elderly Crawford County residents injured in Franklin County crash

Two elderly Crawford County residents are injured, one seriously, in a one-vehicle crash in Franklin County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Vicki Isom, 71, of Bourbon, was riding in a truck on Highway 44 near Sullivan Wednesday night when the truck went off the side of the road, hit a cable barrier, a guardrail and then a bridge pillar.
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Steelville man's murder trial delayed three months

A Crawford County man’s murder trial is delayed for three months. Scott Shook, Jr, of Steelville, had been scheduled for a jury trial to begin in late June. But last Friday the judge overseeing the case moved the trial back to September 19. Shook is charged with first-degree murder,...
STEELVILLE, MO
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County Completes ARPA Award Funding

Crawford County commissioners on Tuesday doled out the remaining first round of American Rescue Plan Act funds by making awards to the cities of Bourbon, Cuba, Steelville and Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital. Each entity received $300,000. Commissioners were able to award more than $2.3 million of funds to every applicant...
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PHA’s annual plan open for comment

The Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) will host a public hearing to accept comments on the PHA’s annual plan at 2 p.m., May 10 at MRPC, 4 Industrial Drive, St. James. The Phelps County PHA provides HUD Section 8 rental assistance to persons in the counties of Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Phelps (outside the city of Rolla) and Washington.
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Give your child a head start

Crawford County Head Start is now taking applications for the 2022-2023 school year. Head Start is a child and family development program for three, four and five year olds and their families. Program services include education, nutrition, health, disability services and family support. Limited transportation assistance available. If your child...
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Phelps County Public Housing Agency’s annual plan open for comment

ST. JAMES—The Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) will host a public hearing to accept comments on the PHA’s annual plan at 2 p.m., May 10 at MRPC, 4 Industrial Drive, St. James. The Phelps County PHA provides HUD Section 8 rental assistance to persons in the counties of Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Phelps (outside the city of Rolla) and Washington.
PHELPS COUNTY, MO
Sullivan Independent News

Commissioner Credits Voters For Passing Sales Tax Extension

Crawford County Presiding Commissioner said he was “pleased” with the results of the sales tax measure that passed in the April 5 election. By more than a 2-to-1 margin, voters approved a one-half of 1% sales tax to go along with a permanent repeal of the personal property and real estate taxes that go to the county.
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Low Turnout in April 5 Election

Turnout throughout Crawford County was just 8% in the April 5 municipal election. Of the county’s 16,215 registered voters, just 1,304 showed up to cast their ballot. There were several key issues and races that were up for a vote, but it failed to stir up the electorate. The...
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Crawford County man seriously injured in motorycle crash near Bourbon

A Crawford County man is seriously injured when he wrecks his motorcycle near his hometown. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports William Sturdevant, 39, of Bourbon, was riding his bike near North Service Road Saturday night when he lost control and went off the side of the road. He then overcorrected, causing the bike to overturn.
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CHS track teams donateds stuffed animals to law enforcement

The Cuba school track teams recently collected Teddy bears and stuffed animals as a community service project for Missouri Highway Patrol and Crawford County Sheriff Department. Local Troopers and Deputies keep stuffed animals in their patrol vehicles to give to young children impacted by car accidents, tragedy, or traumatic situations....
CUBA, MO