Crawford County News

Grassroots group questions quarantine requirements

    Representatives of a group called “We the People” spoke to Crawford County Commissioners at their November 2 meeting. Three women first asked for information on the responsibilities of commissioners then urged them to consider changes to current quarantine measures in place for the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in school settings.

From the Columns to the Counties: University of Missouri Extension Monthly News

    Have you heard about University of Missouri Extension (MU Extension)? We often hear we are a well-kept secret, despite our best efforts to spread the word about who we are and what we offer to our community. This monthly article is a new approach to sharing updates about MU Extension and our land-grant mission to bring the full benefits of research and resources from the University of Missouri System to residents across Missouri.

Ozark Land Trust protects another 273 acres in Missouri’s Huzzah Creek watershed area

Ozark Land Trust (“OLT”) is excited to announce the protection of another 273 acres along Huzzah Creek, a major tributary of the Meramec River.  The property is part of a larger farm owned by the Yocom family.  This is the fourth conservation easement project with the Yocom family.  The transaction brings the total acreage that OLT protects in the watershed to 1,113 acres. 

Proposals for ARPA funds may now be submitted in Crawford County

    Crawford County entities may now submit proposals to receive a portion of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds allocated to the county. Instructions and the county's ARPA grant application is now available on the Meramec Regional Planning Commission’s (MRPC) website.

New COVID cases declined in October

    Only one new death from COVID-19 was reported during the month of October in Crawford County, following the 13 deaths reported for the month of September. As of October 25, the new total stood at 57, according to the state website. In August, just two new deaths had been added to the total to bring that number to 43.