Area News

Man Charged With Assault
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 22, 2018

A Villa Ridge man was charged with assault after he allegedly choked a woman Wednesday evening.

County Traffic Unit Earns ‘Saving Award’
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 22, 2018

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Unit received the “People Saving People Award” for 2018 from the Law Enforcement Traffic Safety Council (LETSAC).

Prep Work Underway For New School Year - In Washington School District
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 22, 2018

Preparations are underway for the start of a new school year in the Washington School District.

St. Clair Man Dies in Crash
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 22, 2018

A St. Clair man died in car crash after the vehicle traveled off a road Saturday afternoon, July 21.

Trustees OK ‘Lean’ Budget at ECC — Cutbacks Planned Throughout College
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 22, 2018

The East Central College board of trustees approved a “challenging” budget this week which includes cuts in many areas.

Sullivan Man Given Seven Years in Prison — Forced Woman Into Trunk of Car
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 22, 2018

A Sullivan man who forced a woman into the trunk of her car before stealing the vehicle earlier this year was sentenced to seven years in prison.

Man Arrested With Drugs Following Foot Pursuit
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 22, 2018

Franklin County deputies located narcotics on a man who was arrested Wednesday on warrants following a brief foot pursuit.

St. Clair R-XIII Board Tours Campuses n To Survey Current, Completed Projects
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 22, 2018

The St. Clair R-XIII School Board toured the campuses Thursday night, July 19, to view current construction and completed projects.

City Pledges Support For New Connection – To Missouri River Bridge
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 22, 2018

The Washington City Council followed suit of local transportation officials in backing a Warren County plan for grants to fund a connection to the Missouri River bridge.

Alderman: Time to Discuss New Taxes For Street, Park Improvements
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

Alderman Herb Adams said it is time to engage in a discussion on city revenue with voters to see if they would support a tax increase to fix city streets and improve city parks.

Fire Chief to Retire Later This Month — After 40 Years of Service
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

After 40 years of service to the Pacific Fire Protection District (PFPD), Chief Rick Friedmann has announced his retirement.

Bruns Reappointed Pacific Sexton
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

Alan Bruns, who served as city sexton from 1988 to 2014, has been reappointed sexton, which begins his 27th year in the post.

Approves Lodging Permit
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

The Washington City Council Monday approved a special use permit for a short-term rental to be operated at a home at 312 Cedar St.

Council Approves Final Plat Request for Schroeder Drugs
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

The final plat request for Pharmax Partners Inc. was approved by ordinance Monday.

Stone Hill Winery Wins Governor’s Cup — For Second Year in Row
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

Stone Hill Winery’s 2015 Chambourcin was voted Best of Class Dry Red at the 2018 Missouri Wine Competition.

Proclaims National Night Out
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

A proclamation declaring Tuesday, Aug. 7, to be National Night Out was read Monday, July 16, by Mayor Sandy Lucy.

Plan Board Backs Flood Code Changes
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission opted to stay in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) flood insurance program.

County Man Dies in Stabbing
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

A 34-year-old New Haven man died Wednesday night from a stab wound following an altercation.

Missouri River Country Unveils Mission, Website - At Meeting in Washington
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

The Missouri River Country group unveiled its new mission statement and website Wednesday at a meeting in Washington.

Resident Speaks on House Bill
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

Washington resident Christy Brinker addressed the Washington City Council Monday to express her gratitude to the state for approving a law that impacts sheltered workshops.

Confirmed Cyclospora Cases Here – Related to McDonald’s Salads
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

Health officials now say at least seven cases of cyclosporiasis have been confirmed in Franklin County and more may still be coming.

ECC Accreditation Put ‘On Notice’ – Improvement From Probation
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

Final word came down from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) this week, officially putting East Central College’s accreditation “on notice.”

Union Fire Staffs Station 3 for Test — Exploring Need for Full-Time Crew
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

Growth on the eastern side of Union has prompted the Union Fire Protection District to reconsider how it staffs fire stations.

United Bank of Union Drive-Thru Now Open — First Phase of Renovation
Missourian — Posted on Saturday July 21, 2018

The first phase of the United Bank of Union’s downtown renovation is complete.

Sullivan Man Is Ejected From Vehicle in Crash
Missourian — Posted on Friday July 20, 2018

A Sullivan man was seriously injured in a car crash Thursday, July 12.


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