Area News

Sullivan Man Dies in Car Crash
Missourian — Posted on Monday October 23, 2017

A Sullivan man was killed Sunday, Oct. 22, when the truck he was driving struck a tree.

Need for Free Food Boxes Questioned — Also Raises Safety Concerns
Missourian — Posted on Sunday October 22, 2017

Jeannie Guffey, administrator of the Agape Help House food pantry and the Tri-County Senior Center, does not want to see food boxes placed in public places in Pacific for people to take free food.

Pacific Aldermen Approve Pay Raises for Staff
Missourian — Posted on Sunday October 22, 2017

Aldermen approved pay raises for all city employees Oct.17 — increasing the amount initially discussed for each employee and requiring that one employee who had been left out be put back on the list.

Washington City Council Approves Change to Salary Code For Three Staff Positions
Missourian — Posted on Sunday October 22, 2017

A proposal to streamline salaries of some city staff was finalized Monday by the Washington City Council.

Bus Driver Shortage In Franklin County — Officials Scrambling to Find Drivers
Missourian — Posted on Sunday October 22, 2017

The Union R-XI School District is desperately trying to hire new bus drivers.

St. Clair Senior Center October Events
Missourian — Posted on Sunday October 22, 2017

Below is a list of activities at the St. Clair Senior Center for the month of October.

Utility Poles to Remain Until Lines Are Buried On Front Street
Missourian — Posted on Sunday October 22, 2017

Utility poles near the construction site of new condos on Front Street will stay up to provide backup power until new lines go live.

Area Crews Battle Leslie Blaze
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

Area fire crews battled a barn fire at a centennial farm in Leslie Thursday afternoon.

Washington City Council Agrees To Office Building Plan
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

The Washington City Council Monday approved the development plan for an insurance office on Rainbow Drive.

Solution Found in Thornton Road Repair Dispute
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

City officials agreed to partial payment for work on Thornton Street where repairs have been declared unacceptable after the project engineer spoke on behalf of the contractor.

Washington Police Urge Citizens to Lock Cars
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

After a recent string of thefts, Washington police are urging residents to lock their vehicles.

Fire Hydrant Painting Work Moving Forward
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

Fire hydrant painting in Washington is progressing slowly, but Water/Wastewater Superintendent Kevin Quaethem is not complaining.

California Wildfires May Impact Missouri Winesn Worldwide Impact Minimal
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

At the peak of Missouri wine season, grapes are being harvested and squeezed for their precious juices as tourists are flocking to this area to enjoy the fall colors and temperatures.

Judge Accuses Plaintiff of Frivolous Suit
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

After years of lawsuits against Franklin County, a judge has deemed Villa Ridge resident Art LeBeau’s latest act frivolous.

Union Man, Four Others Enter Photo Hall of Fame
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

A Union man is one of the newest members of the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame.

Trivia Night October 28
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

The St. Clair Ambulance District will hold an inaugural trivia night Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6-10 p.m at the St. Clair Elks Lodge.

Washington Park Board Discusses Closing City Pool
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

The Agnes Nolting Aquatic Complex costs the city of Washington $100,000 to $120,000 a year, according to Washington Parks Director Darren Dunkle.

Family, Friends Gather For Ebker Bridge Dedication — Killed In Line of Duty
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

Orange and yellow safety vests filled the room as family and friends of former MoDOT employee Lyndon Ebker gathered for the official dedication of the Highway 100 bridge over Boeuf Creek outside New Haven.

Union R-XI Team Visits HTK Architects in Topeka
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

A team of Union R-XI school district visited Topeka, Kans. this week to meet with newly hired HTK Architects, who are slated to help design a new school for the district.

St. Clair Aldermen OK Airport Closure; Mayor to Sign Official Document November 1
Missourian — Posted on Saturday October 21, 2017

The St. Clair Board of Aldermen approved two ordinances with regard to the closure of the St. Clair Regional Airport Thursday.

Judge Rejects Plea Deal in Murder Case
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

Presiding Circuit Judge Gael D. Wood Friday rejected the plea deals for two county residents accused in the death of a former drug counselor.

College Heads Discuss Options in Warren County — State Rep. Wants Branch in Area
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

Discussions are ongoing on the possibility of a community college branch opening in Warren County.

Study Finds No Speeding Issues On South Point
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

A speed study on South Point Road raised no red flags for the Washington Traffic Commission.

Art Glass Company Now in Pacific — Located at 214 South Fourth Street
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

A veteran colored glass artist recently moved his family glass restoration and creation business — Art Glass Unlimited — to Pacific.

Pacific Woman Charged With Heroin Delivery
Missourian — Posted on Friday October 20, 2017

A Pacific woman has been charged in connection to a heroin overdose Saturday.


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