Crawford County News

COVID total reaches 343 in Crawford County, including 117 active cases

    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.

Osage Square represents county on Bicentennial Quilt

    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.

Fatal crash takes life of Nebraska woman

    An 87-year-old woman was killed in a car crash in Crawford County on Monday. The accident occurred at 1:40 p.m. on Highway N, eight miles south of Bourbon.

COVID cases near 300 in Crawford County

• Spike in numbers partly due to outbreak at jail

    Seventy new cases were added to the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Crawford County over the past week, in large part due to facility-wide testing conducted at the Crawford County Jail and sheriff’s offices. As of Monday, the total for the county is at 290, according to numbers released by the Crawford County Health Department (CCHD).

CCSO reports results of sober driving campaign

    The Crawford County Sheriff's Office has reported the results of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign” it participated in between August 21 and September 7.