Crawford County News

Silver Alert canceled for California man

            The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) has canceled an Endangered Silver Advisory for a California man who was last seen in Bourbon. The man was located and is safe.

Salary commission says no to coroner increase

            After voting for a 20 percent salary increase for themselves last month, the majority of Crawford County office holders said no­—at least for now—to raising the coroner’s salary to be in line with other part-time officials at a meeting held on November 16. The new salary for coroner wouldn’t go into effect until the next term of office begins in 2025, so the topic can be discussed again in the future.

CCSO congratulates new deputy

The Crawford County Sheriff's Office recently congratulated one of its Detention Officers on his graduation from the Missouri Sheriff's Association Training Academy.

County treasurer questions commission

           Crawford County Treasurer Karen Sikes has been attending recent county commission meetings, often to point out concerns she has with decisions the governing body has made. In recent weeks, Sikes has questioned how much she should be bonded for, made allegations that the county’s investments of excess funds are illegal, disputed ARPA funding, and reported a substantial amount of money is sitting in the Criminal Cost Fund after the jail bond was paid off last year.